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Graphic prepared for the arrival of the Royal baby looks at notable monarchs in British history

Graphic prepared for the arrival of the Royal baby looks at notable monarchs in British history

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip 3rd cousins

Royals have been marrying their cousins since time immemorial, traditionally as a means of strengthening political alliances. What might be surprising though is that members of the royal family have continued to marry their cousins, right up to the present day!

Illegitimate: A depiction of Bessie Blount - King Henry VIII's secret mistress from the side of her parent's tomb.

Elizabeth Tailboys was the Tudor monarch's illegitimate lovechild who would have changed the course of English history had the King, pictured acknowledged her as his at the time.

If The Roman Empire was a TV Series

United Kingdom The amazing original (519 – 10th century): Kingdom of Wessex. The pretty good sequel (927 – 1300): Kingdom

[Great Britain] The House of Tudor created the Golden Age of England . Search this pre british royal family tree and read detailed descriptions of it's royal family members

The Royal House of Tudor - England's Golden Age The Royal House of Tudor House of Tudor Royal Family Tree Save Save

Roman Britain map reveals the ancient roads built 2,000 years ago that you still drive on today

A FASCINATING map reveals the ancient Roman roads Britons still use every day. The 2,000-year-old highways include key routes around London, Manchester, Cardiff and Bath. The map shows some of the …

mapsontheweb: “ Map shows UK’s weirdest place names. Related: The weirdest town names in all 50 US states ”

Map shows UK’s weirdest place names. Related: The weirdest town names in all 50 US states

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