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What if Disney Princesses were historically accurate?


Buzzfeed Videos have put up a fabulous video featuring Disney Princesses such as Pocohontas, Briar Rose/Sleeping Beauty/Aurora, Snow White, Tiana, and Belle. With each, they feature them in historically accurate clothing (although I do feel that the ‘peasant’ clothing looked a bit rich), as well as a bit of information about the society they lived in at the time.

Quite why they have them throwing what looks like cocaine all over the place is beyond me. Even it’s meant to be chalk, it’s still beyond me.

However, this is a great video and makes me wish that that Disney would do historically accurate princesses. Would be good to see some of the Disney Princes as well.

You can see the video below.

About mattsylvester

Father of two beautiful daughters and married to the beautiful Karen, Matthew has been reading and writing fantasy and science fiction since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7. Matthew was Features Editor, Technical Consultant and regular columnist for magazines such as ‘Fighters’, ‘Combat’, ‘TKD & Korean Martial Arts’ and ‘Traditional Karate’. These are the four leading martial arts magazines in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed 'Practical Taekwondo: Back to the Roots', which has been sold around the world. With regard to his martial arts background he has been studying martial arts since 1991. In 1995 he hosted Professor Rick Clark of the ADK and since then has been studying pressure points and their uses in the martial arts and on the street (initially as a Special Constable and as a Door Supervisor). All of this practical hands-on experience means that he is uniquely placed to write fight scenes that are not only plausible but some of which are based on personal or anecdotal experience. Matthew has had a number of short stories published by Fringe Works, KnightWatch Press, Anderfam Press and Emby Press.

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