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Queen Victoria of England nearly became Queen of Nigeria due to translation difficulties

Probably few people have not heard of the Victorian era. This time is named in honor of Queen Victoria, who…

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The most famous tombs of queens and queens of the past

It is customary to treat the last refuge of the deceased, no matter how the body is after death, with…

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She became wife of two of her brothers at once: facts about Cleopatra

The name of this ancient Egyptian queen is probably known to everyone without exaggeration. Cleopatra was not only an outstanding…

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Who was Queen Anna (Nzinga)?

Queen Anna 1, who was also known as Nzinga, was a Christian black Queen. She officially abolished polygamy, instituted several…

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Caroline of Brunswick: Why King George IV of England hated his wife

Caroline was exiled from Britain for six years after their separation during which time they lost their only child.

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Mary of Teck: the woman who raised the Queen of Great Britain

Mary of Teck later rose to become Queen Mary, the monarch's consort. She was the grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II…

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How war and intrigue caused the marriage that created Spain

Ferdinand II of Aragon and his cousin Isabella I of Castile married in 1469, uniting their kingdoms and transforming Spain…

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Jeffery Hudson: the story of the court dwarf, who rose from jester to cavalry captain and died in poverty

Jeffery Hudson was the queen's court dwarf. Because of his extreme but well-proportioned smallness, he was known as the "Queen's…

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The sad fate of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Empress Elisabeth of Austria was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary from her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I…

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Queen Dido of Carthage

Dido, or Elissa, as she is often known, was the legendary founder and first queen of Carthage.

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10 black women who married royalty

There are plenty of women outside of the British monarchy who have married men with royal blood. Here are other…

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How the wife, daughter, and mother of the king, who twisted men as she wanted, destroyed Sparta

Spartan Gorgo went down in history not only because she was the wife of King Leonidas, the hero of the…

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