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I don't know how I missed the fact that the Jack the Ripper case had been solved two years ago. And, in case you wondered, an "eighth-cousin" is someone with whom you share a common ancestor; specifically a great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparent.

@mootParadox I thought it was just a theory that H H Holmes was Jack the Ripper?

@lyndon I'm not sure, but wasn't it a History channel theory, and they ran a TV series about it? You should never allow facts to stand in the way of advertising revenue. 😉

@mootParadox Well, that should have put the royal family's minds at ease. I mean, that fits right in with their own nefarious lineage.

@Everbern I'm sure I heard another theory that Jack the Ripper was someone from the royal family. Possibly the Duke of Edinburgh, but I might have remembered that wrong! 🤣

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