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  • [Monarch fact 1] When the Viking leader Rollo Flanders was asked to kiss the foot of King Charles, he refused and instead commanded one of his warriors to do it. The warrior complied by taking the king’s foot, lifting it to head height while dragging the king out of his chair, and kissing the king’s foot.


  • [Monarch fact 2] In 1120, the captain of the White Ship was encouraged by on-board revelers to try and overtake another vessel on which King Henry I was a passenger. In the dark the ship hit a submerged rock and capsized, leading to the death of Henry's only heir (William Adelin), which led to a 20-year civil war.


  • [Monarch fact 3] The widowed mother of Henry VI was barred from remarrying by a law stripping her betrothed of wealth. Thus, she married a landless Welsh servant, Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur. His name eventually became Owen Tudor, and his descendants would rule England for over 100 years.


  • [Monarch fact 4] George V did not want his son Edward VIII to become a King and told his private secretary that 'After I am dead the boy will ruin himself in 12 months.' After George's death, Edward was King for 10 months and 3 weeks before giving up the throne.


  • [Monarch fact 5] Pope Francis and Pope John Paul the Second are honorary members of the Harlem Globetrotters.


  • [Monarch fact 6] According to legend Pope Joan served as Pope for several years until her gender was discovered when she had a baby.


  • [Monarch fact 7] Queen Elizabeth II does not hold a passport. Since all British passports are issued in the queen’s name, she herself doesn’t need one. She just has to say that she is the queen.


  • [Monarch fact 8] The Crown worn by Elizabeth II has a Ruby which has been in the Crowns possession for 700 years and worn by King Henry V in the famous Battle of Agincourt 1415.


  • [Monarch fact 9] The table knife has a rounded tip because in 1669, Louis XIV of France decreed that all pointed knives be dulled down to reduce violence in courts and the streets.


  • [Monarch fact 10] After the death of her husband/brother, Ptolemy XIII, Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy XIV were married and declared joint rulers of Egypt. He was about 12 years old when he acceded to the throne.


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