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  • British royals 'used to be cannibals dining on human flesh'

    05/21/2011 7:50:51 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 37 replies
    Metro.co.uk ^ | May 20, 2011 | Metro.co.uk
    But now a new reason has emerged why the royals might be a particularly interesting subject, with the revelation that they used to dine on human flesh. Kate and Wills will hopefully not follow the cannibal traditions of their ancestors (PA) According to a new book on medicinal cannibalism, written by University of Durham academic Dr Richard Sugg, well-off and well-educated Brits used to eat human flesh, blood and bones as medicine. This practice apparently took place in other parts of Europe as well up until the end of the 18th century. While referring to the barbarity of cannibals in...