It’s the stuff of fairytales, present in some of the best literature ever written, a dream wedding and union in a past era: The marriage of a royal to a commoner, usually a male royal to a poor, female commoner. Although it would be considered insulting and politically incorrect today, it occurs now more than ever. So much so that it seems like a fad. Who are these daring royals and their beloved commoners? Read on and find out.