Queen Elizabeth II family tree: Is the Queen related to Elizabeth I? – Express

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“Their youngest daughter, Sophia, b. 1630 married Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover, and was nominated to succeed Queen Anne to provide an English Protestant succession.

“Although she died before Queen Anne, her son, George Lewis, Elector of Hanover, became George I and is a direct ancestor of Prince William.”

“By my calculations, this makes Henry VIII, the Queen’s 14 x great uncle, at which level she has a 1/32,768th part of Queen Margaret’s blood.”

Despite the hundreds of years between them, the current Queen Elizabeth is only the second to sit on the British throne.

 

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