That’s truly grasping at straws — I mean really!

“Married queens were likelier than kings to wage war alongside allies, often their spouses’ nations. And queens frequently roped their husbands into helping rule — something that kings hardly ever did with their wives.”

A perfectly simple explanation which does not in the least bely the fact that throughout history and to this very day, with very few rare exception (see the above queens) women have never had enough political or military power to be able wage war.

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