Strange obsessions of royals throughout history
This is what happens when someone has absolute power
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The fundamental problem with a hereditary monarchy is that the line of succession will inevitably have a few clunkers in it. This list is proof!
Many royals with strange tendencies found themselves in positions of absolute power, where their subjects and advisors were too scared to say no to them. This allowed and encouraged them to go to extremes with their obsessions, often with deadly results.
It's time to delve into the dark corners of royal history. Click through the following gallery to learn more about the bizarre obsessions of royals from the past.
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