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These Are The Most Lavish – And Unnecessary – Things Royals Have Spent A Fortune On

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As long as money has existed, there have been those who have more than others. Nowhere is this wealth gap more apparent than in the purchase history of the richest royal families. Throughout history, royalty has been able to get away with spending exorbitant amounts of money on practically anything they want. The question is, exactly what do the royals spend their money on?

Wealthy royals live incredibly lavish lives, and some of what they buy seems – to us normal folk – unnecessarily extravagant. From gold-coated luxury cars to enormous estates to birthday parties literally held underwater, here are the most extravagant and unnecessary things modern 20th and 21st century royals have purchased with their sovereign salaries. 

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