The head of the London 2011 Olympics, Lord Sebastian Coe, has discovered that his ancestor sexually abused slaves in Jamaica and fathered a child as a result. Lord Coe discovered his shocking ancestral past when he took part in the BBC genealogy TV show, Who Do You Think You Are, which traces celebrities’ family trees. Lord Coe, who said he had no idea his roots lay in the Caribbean, accepted that his ancestor was 'not coming out of this as an Eton chorister.'
You can read this interesting story in an article by Steve Pope in The Voice at http://goo.gl/U3DZt
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