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Old 02-25-2015, 05:33 PM   #881
jason taylor
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Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

Originally Posted by Anders View Post
Right. Charles VI, sorry about that. I was thinking of Henry VI, who was also insane.
Actually the real surprise is that more kings did not become insane. But thinking oneself made of a shiny looking substance that shatters in a spectacular way when struck is in fact a nice metaphor for monarchy. Not to mention being capable of cutting people badly.
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