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31,093. What do we have for royalty? A mad Kraut sausage-sucker and a son who can’t keep his own sausage to himself. (England & George & Royalty & Monarchy) Curtis & Elton: Blackadder III: Duel & Duality
32,509. Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel. (Royalty & Flattery) Benjamin Disraeli to Matthew Arnold
32,510. Royalty is completely different than celebrity. Royalty has a magic all its own. (Royalty & Monarchy) Philip Treacy
32,511. You can’t treat royalty like people with normal perverted desires. (Monarchy & Royalty & King & Pervert) Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
32,512. We have to be more royal than royalty itself or nobody will believe us. Philippa Gregory, The White Queen
45,909. The awkward fit between humanity and royalty obsessed Shakespeare. (Shakespeare & Royalty) Simon Schama’s Shakespeare I, BBC 2012
45,910. What happens when a human animal breaks through the mask of royalty? (Shakespeare & Royalty) Simon Schama’s Shakespeare II: Hollow Crowns BBC 2012
45,911. He probed deeper into the royal mind than anyone before or since. (Shakespeare & Royalty) ibid.
78,736. Four centuries ago the law itself would be put on the rack. At one end was the king’s law and at the other the common law. Which system would win and which would snap? For over a decade parliament’s doors were locked. The king ruled alone and supreme. (Law & King & Monarchy & Royalty) The Strange Case of the Law II: The Story of English Justice: The Pursuit of Liberty BBC 2012
137,215. The extraordinary life of Princess Alice, the Duke of Edinburgh’s mother and the Queen’s mother in law is one of the best kept secrets in Royal history. Born in Windsor castle, she begins life as a privileged royal. But from the start, Alice is no ordinary princess. She was deaf. She served as a nurse on the front line. She goes on to face huge personal challenges and is committed to an asylum. But she would overcome these struggles to help those in need. (Royal Family & Royalty & Greece) Princess Alice: The Royals’ Greatest Secret, Channel 5 2020
137,216. Reporting of Alice’s death is minimal; it makes just the fourth item in the night’s news. (Royal Family & Royalty & Greece) ibid.
137,217. The Greek monarchy is not a stable one. Greece had only existed as a county in its own right for seventy years following the break-up of the Ottoman empire. (Royal Family & Royalty & Greece) ibid.
137,218. Out of the latest tragedy Princess Alice emerges with a renewed sense of purpose. But her return home to Greece throws up another test: one that takes her into a clandestine battle with the Nazis. (Royal Family & Royalty & Greece) ibid.