To be a princess--spoiled and adored! Few real princesses have enjoyed such a life. The real princesses have been lost in our love of fairytales. Princess Palace explores their lives and loves, adventures and tragedies. Let’s celebrate and commiserate with these most (un?)fortunate of women.
Back in 2005, I briefly wrote for the Unofficial Royalty site. This one traces the incredibly bad behavior of one royal couple. Two hundred years before Charles and Diana battled it out in the divorce court, another Prince of Wales desperately tried to get rid of his wife. They despised -- and insulted! -- each other from the moment they met. What led to this disastrous -- and technically illegal -- marriage?
Click to read about one of history's most inappropriate weddings, the nuptials of the future George IV and his first cousin, Caroline of Brunswick