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Hereditary blood disorders in blue-blood aristocrats

N. Reece Ho-Sheffield Singapore   King George III in coronation robes. Allan Ramsay. Circa 1765. Art Gallery of South Australia. Accessed via Wikimedia Commons. Public Domain. Famous people with genetic disorders have always been a subject of interest, and royalty are often considered the crème de la crème of celebrities. Any medical condition may give […]

A royal pregnancy gone wrong

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, ca. 1817 George Dawe 54.7” x 42.9” Perhaps one of the most famous pregnancies gone wrong was that of Princess Charlotte, the granddaughter of King George III and in line to someday succeed to the throne of England. Brought up in a royal household wreaked by dissension, she grew up […]