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descend

To move from the top of the body toward the feet; to move in a caudal direction.
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John Holden, who is descended from the same clan mother as Laura, and his wife, Susan, who is from the tribe of Jasmine; Laura, right, with her mother, Vera, and younger sister, Anna; DNA testing in the Oxford Ancestors lab; Prof Sykes has studied 10,000 DNA samples in his research; The maternal line is traced by analyzing mDNA
I would very much like to hear from anyone who is descended from this couple to exchange family history information.
The 76-year-old duke is descended from Barbara Villiers, another mistress of Charles II, who fathered 15 children but none by his wife during his reign from 1660 to 1685 and scattered titles among some of the illegitimate sons.