Remember legendary game show host Jack Bailey's historic cry, "You - could - be - QUEEN FOR A DAY!!!"
Turns out, it - could - ACTUALLY HAPPEN!!!
English Heritage, the UK's "...statutory adviser to the British government on the historic environment", has launched an international quest for claimants to the English throne.
They're looking for those who can trace their heritage to Anglo Saxon or Danish nobles before 1066. On their website they're politely requesting you to...
Please send a summary of your claim with copies of any supporting documents and stating your most likely gateway ancestor to:They neglect to say what first prize will be, but anything's possible. Use your imagination. Think PowerBall.
Claimants to the English Throne
1 Waterhouse Square
London EC1N 2ST