A Treasury Of Royal Scandals
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, European History
This is a really fun book, lurid and entertaining. Unfortunately, I had to lower the rating because I noted that some of the historical facts about Elizabeth I have been disproved in a number of biographies; I can only imagine how many other inaccuracies there were for the other figures that I am le...
I like weird trivia about everything, particular royals.
Actual rating: 3 1/2 stars This book proves that there really is no new thing under the sun, and that the royalty and religious leaders of the current times have nothing on their historical counterparts when it comes to lewd, lascivious and downright cruel behavior. I'd always known about the ho...
A very interesting collection of scandals from all royal bloodlines. Some are tragic and some are funny. My favorite is the one about the wedding in Russia that had to consummated on a bed of ice.