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I am aware of a challenge at Wikitree to the lineage of James Cudworth of MA, who IS on the Gateway list. Anyone following that? Also, does anyone have knowledge of a question in the Edmund Hawes lineage to Charlamagne?
This issue came up on wikitree in 2018. The most persistent person arguing that Douglas Richardson is wrong is Mr. Schmeekle; who posts here frequently, and absolutely cannot tell the difference between reality and fact. He relies on his imaginary visions and "discussion" with his ancestors to tell him what 'fact' is. (I'm not exaggerating)
Of course, even if the delusional person who says the link is bad discovered it after drinking a LOT of laudanum, that does not change what the underlying facts are. It would probably be best to ignore everything that the delusional says and see if the facts are there to support the links or not. If not, it would be worth writing a journal article disproving the link that can be peer reviewed.
The fact that someone who admits to using imaginary sources as a critical part of his arguments and genealogy hasn't been banned by wikitree yet speaks volumes against wikitree.