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Old 09-14-2013, 06:32 PM
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What are your favorite/most intriguing royal mysteries? I'm talking about the big ones like where is Cleopatra, who killed the Prince's in the Tower, who killed Henry Darnley....how the heck was Louis XIV born after all those years?
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Old 09-14-2013, 07:38 PM
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What happened to all the Russian jewels and treasures after the Bolsheviks came into power? I know some turned up, but a lot did not.
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Old 09-14-2013, 07:52 PM
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Did the twins born to Bothwell and Mary survive, spirited out of the country by a courtier, lady Mar? There are rumors that this happened. Years ago I posted on a site dedicated to Mary, and there was a poster who claimed he was descended from one of the twins. As I recall he had quite a bit of backup evidence. Perhaps the twins survived but their identity was closely guarded because of the disaster that befell their parents. Their guardians may not have wanted them to ever have a public life.
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Old 09-15-2013, 06:49 AM
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Ludwig of Bavière's death at the lake !!!
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Old 09-15-2013, 07:18 AM
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Czar Nicholas ll of Rusia and his family death,
King Sebastiao of Portugal's death
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Old 09-15-2013, 07:21 AM
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What happened to the ducal hat of Liechtenstein??!!!
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The man in the iron mask...was he a relative of Louis xiv?
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The man in the iron mask...was he a relative of Louis xiv?

I've always been fascinated by that!
It would have had to be someone instantly recognizable, or why the mask?

And in those days, who was instantly recognizable, other than the king?
And why was his identity so secret?
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Old 09-15-2013, 05:18 PM
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Who killed those poor unfortunate Princes in the Tower.

Who ordered the brutal Massacre of St Bartholomew's Day 1572.
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Old 09-15-2013, 06:03 PM
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The man in the iron mask...was he a relative of Louis xiv?
Oh good lord that is a good one. Man it's horrible that we will never find out what that was about.
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