28 WHAT XRATED HISTORY FACTS DON’T THEY TEACH YOU IN SCHOOL


28. history…

Nearly every coupling in history was between 3rd cousins or closer. Roughly 80 percent of all marriages in history have been between second cousins or closer. You, me, and everyone else is descended from Cousin-marriages.

We all think about it as something British Royals or Alabama Rednecks had going on, but up until the 1900s virtually no one married complete strangers.

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