How long will Queen Elizabeth II take before relinquishing her throne to the next one in line?
Now that Britain is celebrating the Queen’s 60th diamond jubilee. Does she intend to fade while on the throne? Is there no pity for the son?
I think she will die as Queen, she feels it's her duty.
I doubt that she will. It has long be held that she sees the position as a sacred duty.
H.R.H The Prince of Wales had been groomed for the role of King but loyal subjects of H.M. The Queen are happy ELIZABETH REIGNS over us. Her Majesty has shown such awe inspiring performance in her Royal duties to sheer perfection. Long live The Queen
May be it is high time the grooming stopped to eradicate speculation on succession issues so that heirs can live without looking forward to ascending to the throne, now that the Queen lives for ever.
It is sad to imagine it ending the way it is.
I have the feeling Charles will step down in William's favour when Queen Elizabeth either steps down, or dies 'in harness'. Abdication probably still has a stigma attached in her eyes, since her uncle's abdication in 1936, but she may not carry on if Prince Philip's condition worsens or results in death. Charles might not be tempted to take up the reins, witness Edward VII in 1901. He had to postpone his coronation for a while because of his health after Queen Victoria died. His reign was only too short, but he might have averted WWI with some influence on Kaiser 'Bill' (Wilhelm II). When William has an heir, we might see further developments. Watch this space...
by Kenna McHugh 4 months ago
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by Margaret Minnicks 4 months ago
I have written dozens of articles about Queen Elizabeth over the 11 years I have been writing for HubPages. Now that she is dead, should I go through them and put the verbs in the past tense? Even without doing so, I see that people are reading the old articles anyway. I just wanted your thoughts.
by Kenna McHugh 2 years ago
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by Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 10 years ago
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by georgethegent 11 years ago
Will old Phil become King or will she just have her wrists slapped?
by billd01603 9 years ago
What does Queen Elizabeth carry in that pocketbook?I mean isn't everything taken care of for her. Car keys? She has a chauffer. Wallet? I'm sure she doesn't have much of a need. Beauty supplies, I'm sure that's taken care of by a team of makeup and hair artists. Cell phone? I'm sure communication...
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