pellinore Posted December 20, 2022 Author #26 Share Posted December 20, 2022 4 hours ago, Essan said: Possibly. Edward III's missus may also have been. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/mar/12/race-monarchy But neither were whiny Americans off a reality TV show. So we liked them. Very weak evidence any of our royalty were black. The historian who proposed the idea, referred to in the Guardian article, is called Mario de Valdes y Cocom. The name tells you all you need to know about his bias. In fact, it could be argued we are all black, as our distant ancestors came from pre-historic Africa, but it is a weak argument. 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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