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Russell Wilson is supposedly descended from English royalty
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Russell Wilson is supposedly descended from English royalty
Tuesday April 5th, 2016

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If you think Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has a regal attitude, there may be a good reason.

Wilson was in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia, over the weekend to speak with Harvard historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. about his geneology. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Gates told Wilson that his ancestors include everyone from slaves to “at least one English king.”

Russell pumped his fist and said, “I knew it.”

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The NFL is definitely going to use this as an excuse to have the Seahawks play more games in London. 

- Dan Gartland

[​via Pro Football Talk]

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