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A lot of the stuff that controls the rights of parliament over the monarch was formalized in 1689, but Scotland and England only joined together a few years later. If Scotland gets independence from England, does that mean the clock goes back to 1707? If so, does it open things up enough for one of the current young grandchildren of Elizabeth to resurrect the monarchy the way it should be?

Maybe with some clever Tory support, England could recover its 17th Century awesomeness!

by asdf on Mon Dec 14th, 2020 at 12:09:36 AM EST
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Are you and Eurogreen auditioning for the role of scriptwriters for the next series of the Crown?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Dec 14th, 2020 at 12:12:56 AM EST
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I think perhaps there is a tendency to stick with the old-fashioned ideas of "historical truth" and "established precedent" and "fair play." Some of us have had those fictions hammered out of us during the past couple of years. ..
by asdf on Mon Dec 14th, 2020 at 12:18:52 AM EST
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