What does 14 degrees from henry v111 mean

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WikiTree profile: John Elswick
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if you click that link on John Elswick's profile, you'll get a "map" connecting him to Henry VIII, which takes 15 steps, so he's 15 degrees from Henry VIII:

0. Henry VIII Tudor → 1. Elizabeth York (his mother) → 2. Arthur Plantagenet (her brother) → 3. Frances Plantagenet (his daughter) → ....→ 15. John Elswick (his father)

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Have you ever heard of the fun game called 6 degrees of seperation?

Our degrees is based on that same game - only we do the number of degrees from famous people, such as King Henry 8th!!
by Robynne Lozier G2G6 Pilot (897k points)

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