The Right Honorable James van der Hoop was born in 1977 on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. The 3rd son of the Right Honorable Ashley Thomas DePriest and Bernadette Elizabeth Rebello - van der Hoop, Lady Huntingdon.
James van der Hoop is styled Le Seigneur de Vielville - Lord de Velville and assumed the title upon birth. van der Hoop is the last in the line of the Seigneurs de Vieville. de Vielville is the French derivative of le Cosquer, which is Breton for 'Old Village'. Le Cosquer, Brittany was founded by and was ruled by the Seigneurs de Vielville. The Seigneur de Vielville is a title that is included in the annals of the Duchy of Brittany. The Seigneurie of Vielville was and is a vassalry of the Duke of Brittany. It is worth noting: Chateau de Rosanbo is the ancestral home of the le Cosquer family. Presently, Chateau de Rosanbo is administered by the le Pelletier family which are cousins to van der Hoop.
Other Hereditary Titles Held: van der Hoop is titled Jonkheer van der Hoop (Lord van der Hoop) in the Netherlands. A Jonkheer is a herediatry title and was first bestowed on Joan Cornelis van der Hoop whom was van der Hoop's 5th great grandfather. Joan Cornelis was the cousin and advisor to Willem I of the Netherlands and he was instrumental in the founding of the Dutch Kingdom. Joan Cornelis' son, Adriaan van der Hoop, Sr., was a famous Dutch Senator, adviser to King Willem I, the founder of the Rijksmuseum and the Governor of the Societiet van Surinaam. Adriaan Sr., was also the father of Adriaan van der Hoop, junior whom was a celebrated Dutch Poet. van der Hoop also directly descends from many of the Kings and Queens of The component Kingdoms that comprise modern Spain. As such, van der Hoop was recognized as: Don Thiago de la Esperanza de Borbon del Corte Real de Espana in September of 2017 by HM King Felipe VI, whom is van der Hoop's blood cousin many times over.
van der Hoop's pedigree includes all of the Royal Houses of Europe. He is related to HM Queen Elizabeth II no less than 46 times within the boughs and branches of the Royal Family Tree. van der Hoop is also cousin to: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, King Felipe VI of Spain, King Haakon of Norway, King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, The Grand Duke of Luxembourg, The King of Belgium, the Prince of Leichtenstein.
With in van der Hoop's pedigree he descends directly to David I of Scotland through his maternal line. Through his paternal line he is the 15th great grandson of Henry VII of England and thus traces his roots all the way back to William the Conqueror and before to the old Norse Kings of England. His parents are in fact 10th cousin and are related multiple times with the Royal Family Tree of Britain. The initial juncture of relation is Mathilda of England (born Princess of Scotland) and David I of Scotland whom were siblings.
van der Hoop is a descendant of many of the rulers of the world. His relations include, The Emperors of Byzantium, The Gupta Dynasty of India, The Ancient Shahs of Iran, The Royal Spanish family and the French Capet and Bourbon families. He is in fact the 36th great grandson if Charlemagne. Also, through his maternal line he is included on the Tribal Roll of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha's Vineyard and van der Hoop directly descends from the Sachems (Kings) of Aquinnah. van der Hoop's Wampanoag Tribal line is the W8tu Au'Occouch (The House of the Stately Dressed).
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