Weird History

Facts About Historical Kings That Sound Made Up - But Aren’t

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Vote up the stories that are simply too good to be true.

Kings seem like they should be noble leaders that we can look up to, but in reality, many of them have pretty weird personalities. With strange requests, questionable romances, and peculiar quotes, many historical monarchs weren't quite as regal as we've imagined. But at least their unusual legacies keep history exciting for younger generations.

Many of these weird stories about kings seem too farfetched to believe, but then again, they're too bizarre for someone to make up.