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Forum: British Royals 04-09-2017, 04:02 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
What Sky News stated, is in fact a longstanding...

What Sky News stated, is in fact a longstanding communis opinio on this forum: Camilla will be Queen indeed, as she also is The Princess of Wales right now. Of course the unsecurity begins with the...
Forum: British Royals 03-19-2017, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
For law the Prince of Wales was a divorced man,...

For law the Prince of Wales was a divorced man, for Church he was a widower. I assume it was like that.
Forum: British Royals 03-18-2017, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
But Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness...

But Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince is no problem?

The Queen and the Prince (Albert)
The Queen and the Prince (Hendrik)
The Grand Duchess and the Prince (Félix)
The...
Forum: British Royals 03-18-2017, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
For the Netherlands, and probably for more...

For the Netherlands, and probably for more monarchies, it would clash with the Constitution where it is worded that the Bearer of the Crown is King, and no one else. When the Netherlands got a female...
Forum: British Royals 03-18-2017, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I wholeheartedly agree with your last alinea....

I wholeheartedly agree with your last alinea. With male consorts coming up in Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain, it is time to make the title of a consort gender-neutral.

In the...
Forum: British Royals 03-16-2017, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
That article is so full of inaccuracies and...

That article is so full of inaccuracies and misleading information. It could have been written by Kellyanne Conway: "alternative facts".

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Forum: British Royals 03-14-2017, 03:55 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It is the same for Máxima who by law is HRH...

It is the same for Máxima who by law is HRH Princess Máxima of the Netherlands (Article 8, Second Part, at A, of the Royal House Act 2002). When her husband assumed the kingship, things became...
Forum: British Royals 02-26-2017, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Of course there is the fait accompli: the...

Of course there is the fait accompli: the situation as it is. Du moment Her Majesty abdicates or passes away, Charles is King and Camilla, the King's wedded spouse, automatically is Queen.

That is...
Forum: British Royals 02-26-2017, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It was also for centuries tradition that male...

It was also for centuries tradition that male heirs had preference, that royals were barred from marrying "papists"... The differences in gender have been taken out of the succession, royals are now...
Forum: British Royals 02-25-2017, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
HM The King and HRH The Duchess of Lancaster HM...

HM The King and HRH The Duchess of Lancaster
HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Not such a shocking difference to me.

The British, the Dutch and the Danes have experienced loooong...
Forum: British Royals 02-25-2017, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
We see a similar situation in the Netherlands:...

We see a similar situation in the Netherlands: Máxima legally is HRH Princes Máxima of the Netherlands but "is known as" Queen Máxima. The Dutch Government suddenly developed weak knees in 2013 and...
Forum: British Royals 02-25-2017, 04:08 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The King has secondary titles as well, for an...

The King has secondary titles as well, for an example Duke of Lancaster. And of course he -fons honorum- can create peerages and/or bestow titles:

"The King has been pleased by Letters Patent...
Forum: British Royals 02-04-2017, 02:57 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Which legislation says so, if I may ask? By my...

Which legislation says so, if I may ask? By my knowledge there is no Constitution in the United Kingdom. Without any doubt the King will, like all his colleagues, try to remain above parties -in...
Forum: British Royals 02-02-2017, 02:53 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Only the Daily Hate Mail is capable to connect...

Only the Daily Hate Mail is capable to connect Trump and Climate change with "preparing for a new style of monarchy"...

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Forum: British Royals 01-18-2017, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Anyway, we all want to be prudent and...

Anyway, we all want to be prudent and gentlemanlike and we all wish anyone a long life in great health. At the same time this wish can mean that the new King will start his reign beyond retirement...
Forum: British Royals 01-18-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3,284
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
To me it is a bit unhealthy when a modern,...

To me it is a bit unhealthy when a modern, innovative "global Britain" (the new pet word of Mrs May) clings to a possibly101-years old head of state whom started her immensely long Reign when Sir...
Forum: British Royals 01-18-2017, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I know that Britain has no tradition of...

I know that Britain has no tradition of abdication but my point was more about the generational thing: Jean, Beatrix, Albert and Juan Carlos all ended their kingship in more or less the same...
Forum: British Royals 01-17-2017, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It is not so hard to see why and old man, near...

It is not so hard to see why and old man, near retirement age and a grandfather, looses it from the younger generation. Usually an abdication results in a younger generation taking over, giving new...
Forum: British Royals 01-17-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3,284
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The same "British public" who would like to see...

The same "British public" who would like to see sporty and popular Harry to become King, rather than his dull, sleepwalking and apparently "lazy" brother William?
Forum: British Royals 10-31-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 326,455
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It is interesting to see how it went across the...

It is interesting to see how it went across the other side of the North Sea where royals had honorary functions as well of countless organizations, foundations, unions, clubs and charities. When the...
Forum: British Royals 10-31-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 326,455
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I really doubt that HRH The Duke of Kent visiting...

I really doubt that HRH The Duke of Kent visiting his patronagas like the Scouting or the Stroke Association, or HRH Princess Alexandra visiting her patronages like Children and Families Across...
Forum: British Royals 10-30-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,284
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
In this era, with 7 days on 7, 24 hours on 24,...

In this era, with 7 days on 7, 24 hours on 24, continue media around, the royals doing 2000+ engagements seem overdone. Back in ye olde days it was a way to see the country and to be seen by the...
Forum: British Royals 10-25-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 326,455
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
That is, with differences, what happened in...

That is, with differences, what happened in Spain, Norway, the Netherlands and Belgium. Limiting to the core royal family. Norway is in the extreme as Princess Ingrid Alexandra's brother Sverre is no...
Forum: British Royals 10-23-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 326,455
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
We see this focus on the core royal family in all...

We see this focus on the core royal family in all monarchies. Cousins, nephews, uncles, nieces and aunts massed on a balcony is maybe not sending the right signal. When I see that massive deployment...
Forum: British Royals 10-23-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 326,455
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Caption under the first picture: "Prince Charles,...

Caption under the first picture: "Prince Charles, Duke of Wales" ....

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