Leo's great site however shows Sir William and Margaret (Morville) Washington as having had a son Robert, agnate ancestor of President George Washington.
The deceased's closest agnate , Amalyce, also claimed that he didn't know where they were.
A known agnate descendant of his brother Jarvis Wingfield was tested and shown to be a definite non-match to the profile closely shared by the descendants of the 3 brothers and the descendant of the English Wingfield.
And the connection must be through an agnate ancestor some generations older than the Royal personage.
This second column on "Tycoons, New England, and Kings," covers the royal descents, and much New England ancestry, for 10 families long associated with American industry, finance, merchandising, railroads, and media, for whom such lines were first brought into the family not by the fortune-finder himself, but by his wife, daughter-in-law, granddaughter-in-law, or the wife of a later agnate descendant.
He was an agnate descendant of Saint James the Just, Patriarch of Israel and first Christian Bishop of Jerusalem, and as such, head of the Royal Davidic House of Israel.
And even an unreal cognation was inferred from real agnation not based on blood: e. g. an adoptive child might claim succession under the edict among cognates if he had omitted to assert his civil law right as an agnate.
Simic and Rheubottom's conclusions about the nature of women's power and authority draws on widespread prejudices in the literature that privilege the ideals of agnation over the lived reality of women in households.
A protagonist's supporters, mostly close agnates , are motivated to assist because of the desire to help a brother, that is through conventional motivation.
Most of these marriages were strongly resisted by the kinsfolk of the parties, particularly those that involved agnates from the same village, though none of them were from the same hamlet.