THEY say you can choose your friends but not your family – and that is certainly true for Ed Sheeran.
But they are not the only unlikely relations uncovered by genealogists.
SARAH ARNOLD reveals more famous links.
Mick Fleetwood and Prince Harry
Barack Obama and Brad Pitt
Princess Diana and Sarah Palin
King Edward III and Danny Dyer
Benny Hill and Holly Valance
Prince George and Blue Ivy Carter
Abraham Lincoln and Tom Hanks
Hillary Clinton and Angelina Jolie
Malcolm Rifkind and Mark Ronson
Ellen DeGeneres and Madonna