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The Real Story Behind the Spy Ring Featured in 'The Crown' Season 3


Netflix released Season 3 of The Crown on Nov. 17, and like with every other season of the show, fans are wondering how much of the events covered actually happened to the British royal family. The highly anticipated third season was set in the '60s and '70s, and one of the major storylines concerned the Cambridge spy ring, which was a group of five British spies who secretly worked for the Soviet Union during the beginning of the Cold War.

The show featured Sir Anthony Blunt, who was one of Queen Elizabeth's most trusted advisors for decades until it was revealed that he was using his insider position to help the enemy. 

How accurate was The Crown's portrayal of the Cambridge spy ring? Keep reading to find out!