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It turns out that an incident from Prince Charles' youth in which he broke his nose while playing rugby at Gordonstoun was a result of bullying and not an accident as was announced at the time.  Apparently a boy on the visiting team had bragged he would "get" the Prince, and then deliberately attacked him and broke his nose during the match. 

Prince Charles was sent to Gordonstoun at the insistence of his father who had attended the school before him and who admired its rather spartan toughening methods.  The Prince of Wales is said to have hated his experience there and is believed to have been regularly bullied at the school.

The Lion of Judah hath prevailed.

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I hope that the sick republican twit got some good discipline at the time. Sounds like he's too dead to answer for his treason now...

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The future Edward VIII and George VI were also most horribly picked on as naval cadets, according to the former's memoir, A King's Story, on much the same principle, that their royalty made them someone to be cut down to size. And as described by him the Osborne regime would have made that of Gordonstoun seem positively sybaritic by comparison.
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