The modern British monarchy.

by Sir. Charles Petrie

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode in London

Written in English
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There have been 12 British monarchs since the political union of the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland on 1 May England and Scotland had been in personal union since 24 March On 1 Januarythe Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland merged, which resulted in the creation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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The monarchy has remained important in British public life long after monarchs ceased, in the early nineteenth century, to govern as well as to reign, and popular legitimacy came to be founded on representation, not the immutability of a sacred hierarchy.

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HOUSE OF WESSEX. Alfred the Great. Edward the Elder. Edmund the Magnificent. Eadwig (Edwy) All-Fair. Edgar the Peaceable. Edward the Martyr. Aethelred II (Ethelred the Unready) and Edmund II (Ironside) Svein III: The modern British monarchy [by] J.

Thompson [and] Arthur Mejia, Jr. Format Book Published New York, St. Martin's Press [] Description v, p. 24 cm. Other contributors Mejia, Arthur. Notes Includes bibliographies.

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The monarch is the United Kingdom's head of state, exercising powers that are circumscribed by common law, convention, and statute law.

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