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Why Is The Queen ‘Duke Of Lancaster’?

I’ve discussed the Duchy of Lancaster elsewhere on this blog, but today I’m going to delve a bit deeper into its history, with a particular focus on why the Queen is considered the Duke of Lancaster. It’s a complicated and … Continue reading

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A Labyrinth of Words

In honor of the Queen giving her Royal Assent and License to Amending Canon No. 33, I thought I’d post this delightfully arcane example of similar instrument from Queen Victoria’s reign. It is, without a doubt, one of the most grandiloquent documents … Continue reading

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