Brooke has quite a colorful and noble heritage:
" Her second cousin, Sibilla Weiller, married in 1994 Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg who is the younger brother of the reigning Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
" Her grandmother was an Italian princess.
" Through her grandmother, she is the descendant of
" Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI.
" Charles V, First King Of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.
" Honoré I of Monaco.
" Henry IV of France, the first Bourbon kings of France.
" Through her great-grandmother, Brooke is a a 23rd generation descendant of Francesco I Gattilusio, which ruled the Greek island of Lesbos from 1355-1462.
" Other descendants of Gattilusio include Prince Rainier of Monaco, Dr. Otto von Habsburg, and the Marquis de Sade.