Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

26/9/2008

End of the Anglican crown – 300 year bar to be lifted

Downing Street has drawn up plans to end the 300-year-old exclusion of Catholics from the throne. The requirement that the succession automatically pass to a male would also be reformed, making it possible for a first born daughter of Prince William to become his heir.

The proposals also include limiting the powers of the privy council, in particular its role as arbiter in disputes between Scotland or Wales and the UK government. for more click here

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