Sunday, October 19, 2014

Royal Bastards

From Reinette:
Product of a love affair between the king and his mistress the royal bastards were the prettier, smarter and stronger children of was thought the bastards were better looking than their legitimate half brothers and sisters because they were made with passion and love unlike their half siblings which were conceived out of duty.The truth was that legitimate children were often products of second,third or even first cousin marriages so their gene pool was much narrower and disorders and physical traits were passed form both parents and thus more pronounced.Often the kings loved their bastards more than their legitimate children.they gave them titles,legitimized them and provided well for them after their deaths. (Read more.)

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