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The Messed Up Truth About Queen Victoria

History has repeatedly shown those appointed by God to rule over the commoners often have enough character flaws and bad traits to keep psychiatrists in business for an eternity. Take Queen Victoria for instance. Scratch the surface of the official PR job and you'll find a cesspit of calamity and controversy bubbling beneath. It's fair to say her life was more than a little messed up. In the name of queen and country let's dig deep, hold our noses, and dive into this particular swamp together...

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    The Messed Up Truth Of Queen Victoria

    The Messed Up Truth Of Queen Victoria

    History has repeatedly shown those appointed by God to rule over the commoners often have enough character flaws and bad traits to keep psychiatrists in business for an eternity. Take Queen Victoria for instance. Scratch the surface of the official PR job and you'll find a cesspit of calamity and controversy bubbling beneath. It's fair to say her life was more than a...

    What Queen Victoria Really Thought About Motherhood

    What Queen Victoria Really Thought About Motherhood

    Queen Victoria once wrote that children often turn out to be a "bitter disappointment" to their parents (via History Extra). That was likely true for her, considering her headstrong daughters and scandalous eldest son. Her recorded views on motherhood were rarely positive. However, according to Town & Country, the picture they paint may not...

    Rules The British Royal Family Have To Follow Forever

    Rules The British Royal Family Have To Follow Forever

    Since the royals represent the queen on many occasions, they must make sure they put on a reputable front. As a result, there are certain things they can and cannot do. They must watch how they act and what they wear. Senior royals must even ask the queen permission to do some types of activities. They are also not allowed to vote. So, if you think being part of royalty...

    The Biggest Lies The British Royal Family Ever Told

    The Biggest Lies The British Royal Family Ever Told

    Royalty is pretty strange by default, but by their global visibility alone, the British royals take home the questionable prize of "most notorious carnival act in a ceremonial leader position." Though their history has plenty of blood, drama, and tragic deaths, their current main export seems to be crazy scandals. The thing is, that has pretty much always been...

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