On the Downsides to Inbreeding

Is there an upside? Maybe you have to do less wooing? Still…there are lots of downsides to inbreeding. And if you need proof (do you really need proof?), I present Exhibit A against marrying your cousin (or any other member of YOUR OWN FAMILY): Charles II of Spain. It isn’t pretty… Even the court painters couldn’t do anything to make him look better. Historians are … Continue reading On the Downsides to Inbreeding