According to The Conversation’s website, the group has traced the British royal family tree back 43 generations linking Queen Elizabeth II and the Prophet Muhammad.
Burke’s Peerage, a British authority on royal pedigrees, first published the findings in 1986.
But the Daily Mail reports, the claim recently resurfaced after a Moroccan newspaper said it had traced the queen’s lineage back to the Prophet.
Zaida’s bloodline then made it’s way to England during her engagement to Spanish King Alfonso VI of León-Castile. Their offspring eventually descended to Isabel Pérez of Castile, who was sent to England to marry the Earl of Cambridge, Richard of Conisburgh in the 14th century.