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Three Awesome English Royal Side Pieces

Is that a scepter in your pocket or are you just glad to see me?

Kings have had mistresses, well, ever since there have been kings. Their Queens were pragmatically chosen to initiate or advance important political alliances. And breed sons. Don’t forget the sons.




Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!

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