Monday, 26 October 2015

Top 10 Infamous Royal Consorts

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Royal marriages were generally pre-arranged, and the success of the union could be something of a lottery given the rampant inbreeding, political factions and intrigues of court life.

Nonetheless, a number of royal consorts made names for themselves through brilliance, ruthlessness or chance. Infamy seems easier to come by than glory, and this Top 10 Infamous Royal Consorts might help you understand why the shrewd Queen Elizabeth I was happy to remain a virgin queen.

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