Jacobites will be interested that King Charles II and King James II were members of the same matrilineal family as Jacobite King Charles IV (aka Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia) and Jacobite King Victor I (aka Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia).
I have done quite a bit of research into my own matrilineal line. I can trace myself to Elizabeth Cakebread (1825-1877) whose younger sister Jane has an article in the Dictionary of National Biography as an "inebriate and subject of medical enquiry"!
Matrilieal families are interesting. Queen Margrethe of Denmark (and Queen Anne Marie of Greece) and Duke Franz of Bavaria are members of the same matrilineal family descending from Agnes von Orley (died after 1360), wife of Tilmann von Rodemachern zu Puttlingen. May of Teck was a member of the same matrilineal family.
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