Wellington's Ancestry


Ad Honorem
Apr 2008
He is supposed to have said about his Irishness, that being born in a stable, doesn't mean you are a horse, though apparently this may be just an urban legend.

I always wondered about his ancestry so I had a (very quick) go a finding out his tree. Here it is.

Some of the figures, particularly the female side of the family not much is known about, but it does seem to give the impression his family could be Irish straight down the line from the Plantations in the early 1600's.

Apr 2010
evergreen state, USA
That Elizabeth Sale in Wellington's tree makes me wonder if I'm related to Wellington. My paternal grandmother's maiden name was Sale; But I always thought she was Norwegian.

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