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‘The king and his husband’: The gay history of British royals

12 mins | Jun 3, 2022
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King Edward II was known for his intensely close relationships with two men. The wedding of Lord Ivar Mountbatten and James Coyle in 2018 was the first same-sex marriage in the British monarchy. But according to historians, the union is not the first same-sex relationship. Kayla Epstein explores the hidden queer history of British history.
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