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Sunday, March 23, 2008

JOHN McCAIN: HEIR TO SCOTTISH KINGS?

Is John McCain a descendant of Robert the Bruce? His book publisher says yes, and he said so in his 1999 autobiography, but Scottish historians and genealogists are not so sure:

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Dr. Bruce Durie of the University of Strathclyde calls the McCain claim "a load of baloney," and asks why anyone would want to claim descent from Robert the Bruce, as the man was "an absolute scoundrel."

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