Genealogical research has become easier, more prevalent, and increasingly popular in the past several years, since the advent of internet access. Tracing your family tree from leaves to roots is a fun, addic

Gateway Ancestors

gateway ancestor transmits proved traceable ancestry from one ancestral population to descendants in another population, separated by some social or demographic divide or physical distance.

Heraldic Studies

Heraldry is a system of identification of individuals and families based on hereditary devices (or “charges”) centered on the shield.  The origins of this system are as remote as they are unclear.

Chivalric Studies

A number of recognized¹ European chivalric orders of knighthood and merit have become active and known in the United States this past century. These historically lay religious Christian organizations reflect