The first AH I ever wrote had a POD where Harald Hardrada of Norway beat Harold II of England at Stamford Bridge, leading to an England divided in two, a Norwegian north and Norman south. Also involved were two Welsh kingdoms, Scotland and a newly independent Strathclyde
I had a idea for a TL like that called Zhukov Kai-Shek
1. The July Days become a full-on revolution
2. The Tsar and his family killed by Bolsheviks
3. The revolution fails and most Bolshie leaders are killed
4. The army stages a coup blaming Kerensky and the PG for the death of the...
I would have thought they'd have Edward VIII back but whoever they chose wouldn't be all that popular with the people.
If they had Eddy as a puppet monarch who would they have as a puppet PM??
Perhaps something along the line of Petain/Laval with General Fuller as the figurehead and...
This reminds me of a Chinese novel called Journey to the West which was based on a set of Chinese folktales about a Buddhist monk called Tripitaka who was asked to travel to India to collect some Buddhist scriptures. He was accompanied by three spirits/creatures, Monkey, Pigsy and Sandy
But in those circumstance would there have been a restoration of the monarchy?? And who would have been the figurehead? Kaiser Bill would have been a definite no-no. and Crown Prince Wilhelm was a bit too close to the far-right. Mind you if there was some sort of military takeover they might...
Bearing in mind what you said about Rainuncio in post #92 what would he do with Dom Manuel's children???
If he does have Manuel and Lancaster executed two other questions arise:
1. How will this affect his popularity in Portugal
2. Will Lancaster's English relatives be annoyed??
Ifs someone tried that they'd probably go with the Orleanist line as after the death of the Comte de Chambord in 1883 (?) the Legitimist claim went to foreign royals whereas the Orleanist line stayed with French royals. The Orleanist claimants within the timeframe you mentioned were...
Way back at the start of this thread some suggested a POD of France becoming a constitional monarchy in 1871:
What if the situations of Generals de Gaulle and Giraud were reversed?? IE Giraud escapes to Britain and...