I grew up being told that I had descended from royalty
along my maternal grandfather's line . . . STANLEY.
I was stunned to find out just how royal these lines were.
The pater familias of our royal heritage.
From a bastard to a KING.
Architect for The Tower of London
THE GODFATHER of British Antisemitism.
"EDWARD THE LONGSHANKS"
"HAMMER OF THE SCOTS"
THOMAS STANLEY . . .
My 16x-great grandfather
Descendant of both KING HENRY III & KING EDWARD I.
The last KING OF THE ISLE OF MANN/ 1st EARL OF DERBY,
LORD HIGH CONSTABLE of The Tower of London
at the time the two princes were executed.
Defeated KING RICHARD III; took the crown off his dead body for his
KING HENRY VII . . . Launching the 112 year TUDOR DYNASTY.
Step-grandfather to KING HENRY VIII.
(artistic facial reconstruction
based on King Richard's skull)
The body of KING RICHARD III
is discovered after 537 years.
My 11th great-grandfather, LORD
“LORD STRANGE” 5TH EARL OF DERBY, would-be KING of ENGLAND
by the deal brokered by LORD THOMAS STANLEY over 100 years earlier.
Active in theater production, poetry and song writing, he gave
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE his first work, or helped create him in order to
write plays to bury the treachery of LORD THOMAS STANLEY, by depicting
KING RICHARD III as a fey coward to shift the blame for the execution
of the princes away from LORD STANLEY who was High Constable for
The Tower of London at the time of the murders. FERDINANDO was
poisoned by Jesuits with mushrooms for his connection with Catholicism,
before he could ascend the throne from an arrangement made
over 100 years earlier by LORD THOMAS STANLEY.
11x great uncle, LORD WILLIAM
STANLEY, the 6th EARL OF DERBY,
believed my many to be the real WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, and not just his
Scholars have concluded that it was WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE who
wrote The Bible for the KING JAMES COURT . . .
My 10th great uncle LORD
JAMES STANLEY, 7th EARL OF DERBY,
"LORD OF MANN" "The Great STANLEY"
(a.k.a. "LORD STRANGE"). By blood, DIANA SPENCER,
fmr PRINCESS OF WALES and I are connected by this relation.
HERE ABOUT HOW GEORGE WASHINGTON
NEARLY ENDED MY LIFE IN 1756
because my 6x-great grandfather JOHN
would not compromise his Quaker values to dig so
much as one friggen ditch for the KING.
My 4x-great grandfather JOHN
HUTCHINS STANLEY, Sr.
My 3x-great grandfather JOHN
HUTCHINS STANLEY II . . .
My maternal great-great grandfather . . . HENRY
Merchant ship captain. Died in battle during the Civil War.
My maternal great-grandfather . . . ETHAN
ALLEN STANLEY Sr.
Married and buried 3 women.
SUSAN LITTLE STANLEY my maternal great grandmother.
She never recovered from the birth of my 12lb grandfather as a
40 year old woman and died nearly 3 years later . . .
my grandfather cried for her loss all of his life.
My maternal grandfather CHIEF
JOHN M. STANLEY, USN . . . "TONY"
My maternal grandmother EDNA
LOUISE PORTER . . . "JACKIE".
HISTORY FOR MY NANA
My maternal grandmother’s grandfather JOTHAM
A CHRISTMAS DAY BABY...
My maternal grandmother’s, maternal grandmother
JANE DUNCAN-TINKER (known as MARY JANE)
A 6ft Jewess...
My maternal grandmother’s father EDWARD
My maternal grandmother’s mother ROSINA
Together they raised 11 children . . . 3 of them are
buried with them; 3 others are buried nearby. . .
PORTER 1901- ?
PORTER “Bill” 1905-1977
E. PORTER 1906-1987
BUELA MAE PORTER “Betty DiForti” -1912-1994
EVELYN PORTER-LIAGUNO 1913-1981
L. PORTER-STANLEY “Jackie” 1915-2015
PHILLIP PORTER 1921-?
PORTER 1923 -1984
SARAH PORTER-LAUFER -“Skippy” -1925-?
Gran-grammy's brother CHARLES HENRY TINKER
& wife MARY on their 50th Wedding Anniversary May 1949 . . .
a shotgun marriage that held up.
My great-cousin JOTHAM
E. TINKER, Sr
& sister ELIZABETH
on shore leave during WW I
He was known as a "confirmed bachelor"..."GAY"
My paternal grandfather, A.P. THORNE, Jr.,
1914-1941 . . . died of diabetic shock.
My 101 year old paternal grandmother who lives off cheeseburgers
from McDonald's, still walks and dumps on her own .
My father who abandoned me at birth . . .
So far his known offspring totals are 3 girls, (2 bastards, all
5 boys, (2 abandoned, no bastards) and 6 wives. Every few years
a new sibling shows up, so stay tuned.
1/2 BROTHER . . . he lived a short life, known for thrill
and drinking until he puked and passed out --a little boy of a man
to get attention for foolish stunts. It is a shame his reckless abandon took
the short life of the passenger who unfortunately let SHAYLIN drive...