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How many STRs should I test for medieval genealogy?

I have been researching my Maltese paternal line for a long time now, and fortunately due to one of my distant ancestors being upper class, my genealogy is well documented up until the around 1490, ...
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Finding marriage and birth certificates for ancestors from Malta who married in 1904

I have all certificates i need for Maltese Citizenship on my maternal lines however I have fallen short with my great grandparents! Despite 3 months of writing to different bodies I am non the wiser....
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Searching for ancestor from Malta

I have found my great grandparent's marriage certificate from 1886 in England. However, he was a merchant seaman. I located a ship record where he was a cook in 1881 and it says he was from Malta. Got ...
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Origin of rare Maltese surname De Nasi/Nasis?

I am looking for help finding an etymology for the rare Maltese surname of De Nasi/Nasis. I have done cursory research into this and surname, and many Maltese surnames now have etymologies, but this ...
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What is the origin of the Maltese/Gozitan surname “Apap”?

I have many Apap's from Gozo (Malta's sister island) on my family tree and I know that the surname goes back a long way, to the 16th century at least. I haven't trace my Maltese line this far yet and ...
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Looking into Maltese ancestry?

My dad is Maltese (from Malta) and I cannot seem to find much information, at least not in my free research so far. Where should I start? I'm looking for my dad's family's names really, not ...