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Forum: British Royals 10-23-2019, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Mbruno
The British monarchy is being constantly...

The British monarchy is being constantly modernized. In fact, I recall an interview of the late Duke of Windsor (yes, the former King Edward VIII) where he mentioned how his niece (Queen Elizabeth...
Forum: British Royals 10-08-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By Mbruno
I don't think it is a matter ot casting anyone...

I don't think it is a matter ot casting anyone aside, but, if you follow the other non-British royal forums, there has been a clear trend, both recently and over the past years and across several...
Forum: British Royals 09-12-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Princess Anne is one of the busiest royals (as...

Princess Anne is one of the busiest royals (as measured by number of engagements per year). Yet she keeps a very low profile. I hope that, in his older years, Harry follows Anne's step, i.e. he...
Forum: British Royals 07-26-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By Mbruno
Since we are in a era of alleged gender equality...

Since we are in a era of alleged gender equality , why couldn't Charlotte's husband be a full-time royal too ?


I find it curious that wives of senior princes are expected to give up their...
Forum: British Royals 07-11-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Assuming the Queen is alive for another 10 years,...

Assuming the Queen is alive for another 10 years, I believe a regency is inevitable. Her Majesty is healthy and very active, but there are inherent limitations to what a person can do at the age of...
Forum: British Royals 07-10-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By Mbruno
Invoking the Regency Act is not so easy though....

Invoking the Regency Act is not so easy though. The Queen would have to be certified unable to perform her duties based on medical evidence.

In any case, it has been long speculated that , if the...
Forum: British Royals 04-11-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
First of all, there are lots of members from...

First of all, there are lots of members from English-speaking countries , where the British RF is by far the most well-known RF, and the English-speaking media, which has a broader international...
Forum: British Royals 04-11-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
That is an important point. Unlike in the...

That is an important point. Unlike in the Netherlands or some other countries, there is no official definition of "membership of the Royal House" in the UK. There is only a loose definition of "the...
Forum: British Royals 04-11-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Harry is a Counsellor of State by law, but I...

Harry is a Counsellor of State by law, but I don't think he is a Privy Councillor. William is both a Counsellor of State and a Privy Councillor.
Forum: British Royals 02-28-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Thanks, Kataryn, for your thorough explanation,...

Thanks, Kataryn, for your thorough explanation, which is more or less what I expected based on common sense. Overall, it sounds like a very good deal for the Windsors if it ever happens.
Forum: British Royals 02-27-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
The question of ownership is complex and maybe...

The question of ownership is complex and maybe some lawyers here could enlighten us.

The British State actually doesn’t own the palaces or the artwork therein. They are placed in ( public ?)...
Forum: British Royals 05-27-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
The rationale to treat female lines and husbands...

The rationale to treat female lines and husbands of princesses differently from male lines and wives of princes was twofold:




The patrilineal definition of family, under which husbands of...
Forum: British Royals 05-27-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
That may change, however, following the...

That may change, however, following the introduction of equal primogeniture. Princess Charlotte's husband may be the first royal husband (other than a reigning Queen or future reigning Queen's...
Forum: British Royals 05-26-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Actually, the statement that "it was intended"...

Actually, the statement that "it was intended" that she would be the Princess Consort has been recently removed from the PoW's website, which was interpreted by many as Charles backing down from his...
Forum: British Royals 05-26-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
William and Kate's children are older than any...

William and Kate's children are older than any future child of Meghan and Harry, so they will presumably take up full-time royal duties before their younger cousins. With William and Kate (the King...
Forum: British Royals 05-26-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Edward was 7th in line when he got married. ...

Edward was 7th in line when he got married. Harry is currently 6th, so they are not that different in that respect.
Forum: British Royals 05-24-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 28,914
Posted By Mbruno
Abolishing the monarchy in the UK would have an...

Abolishing the monarchy in the UK would have an immediate effect in Canada as the sovereign of Canada, under the Canadian constitution, is automatically the person who occupies the British throne...
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