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Every field of study has its own jargon. The people who work in the same field often use abbreviations for words as a shorter way of writing something. Those abbreviations might be unrecognizable to those who aren’t in that line of work. Here is a list of some of the important genealogy abbreviations that you should know.

Genealogy Abbreviations You Should Know

What does that genealogy abbreviation stand for? Here are explanations of a few, useful, genealogy related abbreviations.

Dke. of Suffolk (Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk)

of Suffolk (Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk) by Richard Burchett (circle of). Date painted: Oil on panel, x cm Collection: Parliamentary Art Collection

‘John o’ Gaunt’s’ Gateway, Lancaster Castle: John of Gaunt (or Ghent), Duke of Lancaster, was the fourth son of Edward III and his queen Philippa, and was born at Ghent (Belgium) about 1340. He married Blanche, daughter of Henry, Duke of Lancaster, and was created Earl of Derby and Duke of Lancaster. n 1380 he invaded Scotland, and during his absence his palace at London was attacked and burnt by the insurgents under Wat the Tyler.

‘John o’ Gaunt’s’ Gateway, Lancaster Castle: John of Gaunt (or Ghent), Duke of Lancaster, was the fourth son of Edward III and his queen Philippa, and was born at Ghent (Belgium) about 1340. He married Blanche, daughter of Henry, Duke of Lancaster, and was created Earl of Derby and Duke of Lancaster. n 1380 he invaded Scotland, and during his absence his palace at London was attacked and burnt by the insurgents under Wat the Tyler.

Portrait of James V, King of Scotland, Son of Margaret Tudor and father of Mary, Queen of Scots.

James V, King of Scotland, Son of Margaret Tudor and James IV, father of Mary, Queen of Scots who conspired against Elizabeth I and nephew of Henry VIII.

The only uncrowned Queen Regnant of England: Lady Jane Grey (litho), Woodville, Richard Caton II (1856-1927) / Private Collection

The only uncrowned Queen Regnant of England: Lady Jane Grey (litho), Woodville, Richard Caton II / Private Collection

Edward Tudor, son of King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. He died young, leaving the throne to his sisters Mary the First and Good Queen Bess.

Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. c Wallpaper and background photos of Edward VI, Son of Henry VIII for fans of King Henry VIII images.

Eleanor of Aquitiane's castle at Poitou, the capital of the Aquitaine and the ancestral home of her family. Still in use today as the Ministry of Justice for the area.

Eleanor of Aqutaine's castle in Poitiers in Poitou. It also housed her magnificent "Hall of the Lost Footsteps" Now the Poitiers Palais de justice

John Neville '3rd Baron Raby'  1328–1388    BIRTH 1328 • Castle Raby, Durham, England  DEATH 1388 OCT 17 • Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England  20th great-grandfather. Burial: Durham Cathedral, Durham, County Durham, England (Eddy Family) Wife: Maud Percy

John de Neville, Baron Neville de Raby John was the eldest son of six sons and four daughters of Ralph Neville,

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