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Bastard Prince by Beverly A Murphy: It took Henry VIII 28 years, three wives, and a break with Rome before he secured a legitimate male heir. Yet he already had the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. Fitzroy was born in 1519 after the king's affair with a gentlewomannamed Elizabeth Blount. He was...
The "big bad wolf" goes after King Richard during rehearsals for "The Stolen Crown Affair" at King Richard's Faire in Carver, Mass.. (See accompanying Cunniff Kids News story: http://teacherweb.com/MA/WatertownCunniffElementary/Newspaper/newsflash.aspx)
After her affair with the future Tsar Nicholas II, Mathilde Kschessinskaya became the mistress -- simultaneously -- of Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich and his cousin Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich, both of whom shared her willingly.