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Old 13-10-2015, 03:25 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by guessed View Post
I think it's the point of bloodlines of families and breeding within just those families over a long period of time. While some may have historic royalty impregnating their distant relative, their distant relative wasnt' in the small group of families.
I get what you're saying, I think. That some branches of the family tree have had higher priority than others, right? For instance if Charlemagne had two sons, he would only let one of his sons family be 'in on it' so to speak? The others sons offspring would dwindle off into genetic oblivion and become peasants like you and me .

Is that what you mean?
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