Ancestry is a related term of dynasty.
As nouns the difference between ancestry and dynasty
is that ancestry
is condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent while dynasty
is a series of rulers or dynasts from one family.
* ancestrie (obsolete)
* auncestrie (obsolete)
* auncestry (obsolete)
Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.
A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.
- Title and ancestry render a good man more illustrious, but an ill one more contemptible. -Addison.
A series of rulers or dynasts from one family.