Queen Victoria was the illegitimate daughter of an Irishman. At least that was the sensational claim made in 2003 by A.N. Wilson, one of the most respected historians to specialize in the Victorian Age. Wilson proposed that Victoria was the love child of a romance...
Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), the son of George II, was in disgrace after he led his army to inglorious defeat at the battle of Fontenoy. And then, like a football manager whose luck changes, he destroyed the Scots at Culloden. His brutal...
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