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Elizabeth II: the greatest of monarchs

10 September 2022

10:47 AM

10 September 2022

10:47 AM

The Queen is dead. Long live the King.

These are the words that must be uttered upon the death of a sovereign. They represent the principle that there is no break in the sovereign power, which passes immediately to the heir upon death, along with the guardianship of our constitutional form of democratic government.

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