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'The Crown' tells it true: Baltimore Sun uncovered royal scandal

'The Crown' tells it true: Baltimore Sun uncovered royal scandal

Baltimore-area fans of “The Crown,” the brilliantly acted, sumptuously filmed and downright addictive Netflix series about Queen Elizabeth II, got a neat little surprise in Season 2’s Episode 3, “Lisbon” — sort of the opposite of a shout-out, but fun to hear just the same.

For those who haven’t made it this far in the series, which became available for streaming-at-your-leisure last month, it’s spoiler alert time. For the rest, here’s a little background on how our fair city and its longtime newspaper of record warranted a mention on the show.

The first season of “The Crown” touched on such things as the famous abdication-for-the-woman-I-love business involving King Edward...

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