Historically, the Royal families of Europe were renowned for marrying those with whom they were related. When the future George V of Great Britain desired to marry his first cousin, Princes Marie of Edinburgh, this was forbidden due to their being related, who did he end up marrying?

Answer: He instead married Princes May of Teck. She was considered more suitable, being merely George’s second cousin once removed.

Source: An Unusual Journey Through Royal History by Victoria Martinez

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