You’ve heard of Pope Joan

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Well, meet King Anne.

(Ethel Turner, Ward Lock, London/Melbourne, 1921)

Can you imagine how much trouble we’d have been saved down the centuries if someone had come up with this solution to the various problems of primogeniture sooner?

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About tartanpartan

It won't surprise you to learn that I'm quite keen on books, and spend as much of my spare time as possible picking over second hand book stalls and charity book sales with my surprisingly delicate claws.