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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Monarchies Around The World?

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True or False: Inbreeding has led to genetic deformities and illness in many royal families.

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Keeping bloodlines pure was an obsession for many monarchies, so much so that they often intermarried to avoid contamination of the line. This often had genetic consequences: Charles II of Spain’s father and mother were uncle and niece, and he had physical deformities, developmental delays, and impotence issues.
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Kings and queens have fascinated people since the earliest monarchies, and with good reason. The kind of power that monarchies can hold is bound to create interesting and even scandalous situations. How well do you know this strange world? Time to find out?


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