Some Of The Main Inaccuracies About The British Monarchy Presented In 'The Crown'
Rumors about Philip’s infidelities are nothing new, and the show doesn’t shy away from explicitly and implicitly portraying them, going as far as implicating him with actual women that probably didn’t even meet the Queen’s husband.
Such is the case of Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova, who is implied to have carried on an affair with Philip. But neither this nor any other cases of Philip cheating on his wife has ever been proven.
While there was in fact an educated man named Lord Altrincham who caused a stir with his open criticism to the royal family in both the written media and TV in the late 50s, the meeting between him and Elizabeth II that is portrayed on the show is pure imagination.
He did reportedly met with the Queen’s assistant private secretary, and his views about the royals eventually helped modernize the British monarchy.
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