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These Royals Had Illegitimate Children (Allegedly)

Marie Claire Logo By Alex Warner of Marie Claire | Slide 1 of 27: We Americans typically focus our attention on the British royal family, but let's not forget there are 25 other monarchies around the world. For centuries, they've dealt with their fair share of scandals, particularly when members of the family have children out of wedlock - a big no, no. Click through to see all the kings, queens, princes, and princesses that have broken the royal rules by birthing illegitimate children.

We Americans typically focus our attention on the British royal family, but let's not forget there are 25 other monarchies around the world. For centuries, they've dealt with their fair share of scandals, particularly when members of the family have children out of wedlock - a big no, no. Click through to see all the kings, queens, princes, and princesses that have broken the royal rules by birthing illegitimate children.

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