Kate Middleton and Jane Austen share a family connection

Kate Middleton and Jane Austen share a family connection
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Kate Middleton’s family tree has revealed that the princess is a distant cousin of classic novelist Jane Austen

We’ve never been able to fault Kate Middleton’s grace and poise throughout her nine-year relationship with Prince William, and perhaps recent research into her ancestry, which suggests that the princess is a distant relative of Jane Austen, proves that these are qualities that run in the family.

KATE MIDDLETON'S ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The genealogy website Ancestry.com claims that Jane Austen, the author of classic novels including Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion, and Kate share a 15th century ancestor in Henry Percy, the 2nd Earl of Northumberland.

KATE AND PIPPA STYLE-OFF

With a story fit for a fairytale, Kate Middleton’s marriage to Prince William would have made the perfect Jane Austen prose.

 
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