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Apoplectic Eurosceptic?

There was an old monarch who said/ “Sun readers are being misled/ Gove says I back Brexit/ But nobody chexit?/ That editor – Orf with his head!”/// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/mar/09/palace-sun-queen-backs-brexit-ipso There was an old monarch who said"Sun readers are being misledGove says … Continue reading

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Black Spider Down

The chap who is heir to the throne/ It may now be publicly known/ Would write Blair a letter/ On governing better/ Whenever he felt like a moan./// http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/13/prince-charles-black-spider-memos-lobbying-ministers-tony-blair The chap who is heir to the throne It may now be … Continue reading

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Plantagenet Planted Again

The body of Richard III/ Has finally been reinterred/ With honours in Leicester/ No longer to fester/ Neath cars, as for years had occurred./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-32052800 The body of Richard III Has finally been reinterred With honours in Leicester No longer to fester Neath cars, … Continue reading

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Political Illegitimacy

From studying Richard the Third/ Geneticists say they’ve inferred -/ Can you imagine it? -/ Secret Plantagenet/ Bed-hopping may have occurred./// http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/dec/02/king-richard-iii-dna-cousins-queen-ancestry From studying Richard the Third Geneticists say they've inferred - Can you imagine it? - Secret Plantagenet Bed-hopping may have occurred. — … Continue reading

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King Crowned

Plantagenet Richard the Third/ Whose bones expert teams disinterred/ Was hit on the head/ And this made him dead/ Forensic researchers inferred./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-29222775 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/512314849758830592

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Grounds for Suspicion

There once was an old Duke of York Who went in the grounds for a walk The over-keen cop Who shouted out “Stop!” Must now feel a bit of a dork. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24005811 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/376802883036921856

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Why Did Di Die?

There once was a British princess/ About whom some papers obsess./ For them it is manna/ To hear claims Diana/ Was killed by our own SAS. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/theroyalfamily/10249663/Scotland-Yard-examines-new-information-on-death-of-Diana-Princess-of-Wales.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369114814422863873

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Hilary in the Pillory

There once was a writer named Hilary/ Whom newspapers put in the pillory/ A lecture on Kate/ Provoked tabloid hate/ And Cameron’s heavy artillery. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/19/kate-hilary-mantel-duchess-cambridge There once was a writer named Hillary/Whom newspapers put in the pillory/A lecture on Kate/Provoked … Continue reading

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What Katy Did

There once was a woman named Kate/ Whom royals expected to mate/ And where, as they say/ There’s a Will, there’s a way/ So HRH doth now gestate. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/kate-middleton/9719408/Kate-Middleton-is-pregnant.html

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Off With His Hook!

There was an old Queen who protested:/ “Why wasn’t Old Hooky arrested?/ If I were in power/ He’d be in the Tower/ I’d do what the other Queen Bess did!” //// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19709599

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