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Forum: British Royals 12-28-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Rudolph
The instant George was born he became third in...

The instant George was born he became third in line to the throne. The instant Charlotte was born she became fourth in line to the throne. Their place in the line of succession is secured regardless...
Forum: British Royals 12-28-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
The 'abdication' of Edward VIII was a one off....

The 'abdication' of Edward VIII was a one off. Everyone knows the circumstances surrounding it.

The Queen will never abdicate nor will any of her heirs and successors. There is always the Regency...
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
Yes you're absolutely right. I meant British...

Yes you're absolutely right. I meant British Monarch since the Act of Settlement 1701.

James II was deemed by a Parliament meeting on 28 January 1689 to have abdicated on 11 December 1688
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
We don't know what Parliament will do because it...

We don't know what Parliament will do because it has never happened in Britain. Edward VIII was the only sovereign in British history to declare he wished to voluntarily cease to be king and that was...
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
The Act of Settlement 1701 is clear. The Throne...

The Act of Settlement 1701 is clear. The Throne is to go to the Electress Sophia and the heirs of her body. Parliament requires the Throne to go to the heir of the body of the Electress Sophia and to...
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
Britain does not allow unilateral abdications. ...

Britain does not allow unilateral abdications. "In a monarchy, succession to the throne is a matter not of choice but of duty." (The Monarchy and the Constitution, by Vernon Bogdanor, Oxford:...
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
Edward VIII is the only British monarch in...

Edward VIII is the only British monarch in history to have 'voluntarily' abdicated and parliament gave him no choice. William will become King the instant his father passes.
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
Because if William and his children are removed...

Because if William and his children are removed from the line of succession by an Act of Parliament then Harry is king, that's what he has to do with it.
Forum: British Royals 05-20-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,671
Posted By Rudolph
Yes an Act of Parliament is required to remove...

Yes an Act of Parliament is required to remove anyone from the line of succession. William being removed does not remove his children

This questions gets raised with Harry supporters quite a bit...
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