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10 Shows Like The Crown That Explore The Intrigue (& Style) Of Monarchies

The perfect watch list until The Crown returns this November!

Olivia Colman stars as Queen Elizabeth in 'The Crown.'
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With the recent passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the world has once again become riveted by royal lineage. And with monarchies so fascinating in real life, it’s not surprising that so many shows (like The Crown) have been created to explore them in fiction — in some cases, very thinly veiled fiction! The following 10 series are prime examples.

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The White Princess | 2017

This series is based on the story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter. It follows her interesting marriage to Henry VII.

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