It’s a Royalty Thing

With personal development you learn that having fun is a big part of it. So let’s have fun in your personal development and I’ll share a few fun facts with you and maybe you’ll learn something as well.

Every British queen named Jane has either been murdered, imprisoned, gone mad, died young, or been dethroned.

Prince Philip, the duke of Edinburgh, names his dogs after orchestral conductors.

The movie The Madness of King George III was released in America under the title The Madness of King George, because it was believed that American moviegoers would believe it to be a sequel, and not go see it because they had not seen The Madness of King George I and II.

King Charles VII, who was assassinated in 1167, was the first Swedish king with the name of Charles – the first six never existed. Almost 300 years went by before there was a Charles VIII.

Sir Walter Raleigh financed his trip to America to cultivate tobacco by betting Queen Elizabeth I that he could weigh the weight of smoke. He did it by placing two identical cigars on opposite sides of a scale, lighting one and making sure no ashes fell. The difference in the weight after the cigar was finished was the weight of smoke – so Raleigh was on his way to America.


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