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Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida Bonas may be 'fourth half-cousins'

Monday, 17 March 2014 - 2:34pm IST | Agency: ANI

Genealogists have claimed that Prince Harry and his girlfriend Cressida Bonas are distant cousins.

The findings, which come after more than 11 million documents known as the Tithe Records were uploaded on to website TheGenalogist.co.uk in partnership with the National Archives, have revealed that Bonas is related to the 29-year-old younger son of Prince Charles' late mother Princess Diana, making her a distant cousin of the him, the Daily Express reported.

David Osbourne of The Genealogist said that the couple are fourth half-cousins, as they were both traced back to Richard William Penn Curzor-Howe, who was Diana's great-great-grandfather, one time removed and each share 1.6 per cent of their genes with their common ancestor.

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