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Queen Victoria's gene

£3.99

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Queen Victoria's son, Prince Leopold, died from haemophilia, but no member of the royal family before his generation had suffered from the condition. Medically, there are only two possibiities: either one of Victoria's parents had a 1 in 50,000 random mutation, or Victoria was the illegitimate child of a haemophiliac man.;However the haemophilia gene arose, it had a profound effect on history. Two of Victoria's daughters were silent carriers who passed the disease to the Spanish and Russian royal families. The disease played a role in the origin of the Spanish Civil War; and the tsarina's concern over her only son's haemophilia led to the entry of Rasputin into the royal household, contributing directly to the Russian revolution.

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Author(s):
D.M. Potts, WTW Potts
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0750911999
ISBN-13:
9780750911993
Publisher:
Sutton
Title:
Queens Victorias Gene

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Queen Victoria's son, Prince Leopold, died from haemophilia, but no member of the royal family before his generation had suffered from the condition. Medically, there are only two possibiities: either one of Victoria's parents had a 1 in 50,000 random mutation, or Victoria was the illegitimate child of a haemophiliac man.;However the haemophilia gene arose, it had a profound effect on history. Two of Victoria's daughters were silent carriers who passed the disease to the Spanish and Russian royal families. The disease played a role in the origin of the Spanish Civil War; and the tsarina's concern over her only son's haemophilia led to the entry of Rasputin into the royal household, contributing directly to the Russian revolution.

Author(s):
D.M. Potts, WTW Potts
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0750911999
ISBN-13:
9780750911993
Publisher:
Sutton
Title:
Queens Victorias Gene

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