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Old 06-25-2020, 06:00 PM   #42
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Default Re: [Campaign Inspiration] What surprising things are owned by royalty

Originally Posted by jason taylor View Post
Somehow I doubt that Her Britainnic Majesty claims decent from Satan.
Her predecessors the Plantagenets, however, did. It's related to Henry II describing his sons as "the Devil's brood", but derives from the Black Legend of Anjou - specifically, that the Counts of Anjou (including Henry II's father) were descended from a marriage between Count Fulk and the devil's daughter... it was at least a somewhat self aware excuse for being ambitious, arrogant and foul tempered...
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