Image via Wikipedia- “Triboulet”, illustration for the theatre play “Le Roi s’amuse” (“The King Takes His Amusement”) by Victor Hugo. Gravure by J. A. Beaucé (1818–1875) and Georges Rouget (1781–1869).

The Man Who Slapped A King’s Butt, Insulted The Queen And Lived To Tell About It

In the past, being disrespectful or rude to royalty could be a great way to increase the likelihood of receiving a severe punishment, or perhaps even death. A renowned Renaissance-era…



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Andrew Martin

Dabbler in history, investing & writing. Master’s degree in baseball history. Passionate about history, diversity, culture, sports, investing and crypto.