All the Royals With (Rumored) Illegitimate Children

There have been so many.

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We Americans typically focus our attention on the British royal family (opens in new tab), but let's not forget there are 29 other monarchies around the world. For centuries, they've dealt with their fair share of scandals (opens in new tab), particularly when members of the family have children out of wedlock—often a big no, no. Click through to see all the kings, queens, princes, and princesses that have broken the royal rules (opens in new tab) by birthing illegitimate children.

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