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Etiquette a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman

Cousin

Victor . 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer
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Boris's son, Simeon II Saxe-Coburg, the last ruling Bulgarian monarch exiled at the age of 9, is King George VI's fourth cousin.
Third and fourth cousins are being tested - relatives we don't even know - because the gene was passed on by my mum's father.
Family Finder enables anyone, regardless of gender, to look for connections such as grandparents, aunts and uncles, half siblings, and first, second, third, and fourth cousins.
Some people now claim that folks shouldn't make a profit from curing anthrax any more than Mom should charge a nickel for kissing boo-boos, or that folks should cure anthrax for free because they're our fourth cousins three times removed (and pretty far removed, since the corporation that manufactures Cipro is German).
Because Ferguson is her third cousin, and in some places, marrying cousins, even fourth cousins, like she and your Daddy are, is a mortal sin.
Simply put, second cousins are the grandchildren of siblings--or, second cousins are the children of first cousins, and so on for third and fourth cousins.
Researchers compared the DNA of friends who had no family ties with each other, or were unrelated, and found that they had the same genetic similarity as fourth cousins, they are the people who share the same great-great-great grandparents.
Fowler and Christakis found that on an average, friends were as "related" as fourth cousins or people who share great-great-great grandparents, which translated to about 1 percent of the genes.
Experts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston have confirmed that Willis Carrier's great-grandmother, Lydia Otis, was cousins with Elisha Otis, making Carrier and Otis fourth cousins.
Experts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston have confirmed that Willis Carrier s great-grandmother, Lydia Otis, was cousins with Elisha Otis, making Carrier and Otis fourth cousins.
in the interest of full disclosure," Siegel said, "since the three of us spoke last, Moment Magazine determined, based on saliva samples, that David and I share 10 centimorgans of DNA, apparently making us fourth cousins, and despite this newly discovered, extremely remote kinship, I shall still strive for fairness.
Jo Ann and Judith put their family trees together exactly like a jigsaw puzzle, and it turned out that they are third cousins on the Munro side and fourth cousins on the Button side

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