1: Rani Didda of Kashmir

Welcome to season 5 of Vulgar History, where things are taking an internationàle flair, starting with this story from 10th century Kashmir! The saga of Rani Didda contains THREE coin minting moments, NUMEROUS mysterious deaths, and a new inductee to the Lady Jane Grey Memorial Award for Outstanding Supporting Performance.

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References:

https://feminisminindia.com/2019/05/13/queen-didda-kashmir/

https://swarajyamag.com/magazine/didda-controversial-queen-of-kashmir

https://www.livehistoryindia.com/story/people/kashmirs-ruthless-queen-didda

https://kashmirblogs.wordpress.com/tag/diddakshema/

https://www.everyculture.com/South-Asia/Kshatriya.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDKC3rFrFhQ 

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