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http://www.royal.gov.uk/
» The British Monarchy Open in a new browser windowEditor's Pick
   Official site covers the monarch's role and the history of the monarchy; gives biographies of the Royal Family, and tourist information for Royal Palaces and the Royal Collection.
   http://www.royal.gov.uk/

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http://www.worldfreeinternet.net/parliament/oath.htm
» Act Establishing the Coronation Oath, 1689 Open in a new browser window
   Text of the Coronation Oath in use to this day.
   http://www.worldfreeinternet.net/parliament/oath.htm
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/17th_century/england.asp
» Bill of Rights, 1689 Open in a new browser window
   An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown. Re-established the monarchy as a result of the Glorious Revolution following Cromwell's Commonwealth.
   http://avalon.law.yale.edu/17th_century/england.asp
http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk/
» College of Arms Open in a new browser window
   Official repository of the coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish and Commonwealth families and their descendants.
   http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk/
http://www.duchyofcornwall.org/
» Duchy of Cornwall Open in a new browser window
   The official Website for the Duchy of Cornwall, the estate held by each successive Prince of Wales. Includes the history of the Duchy, its land, properties, building projects and business activities.
   http://www.duchyofcornwall.org/
http://www.privy-council.org.uk
» Privy Council Office Open in a new browser window
   Advises on the exercise of prerogative powers and certain functions assigned to the Queen including.affairs of charities and companies who are incorporated by Royal Charter. Also in respect of certain statutory regulatory bodies covering a number of pro
   http://www.privy-council.org.uk
http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4105123,00.html
» Privy Council: Let's abolish this absurdity Open in a new browser window
   Roy Hattersley, a member of the privy council explains its function and calls for the ending of the odd circle which surrounds the monarch in this article for the Guardian newspaper.
   http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4105123,00.html
http://www.worldfreeinternet.net/parliament/settlement.htm
» The Act of Settlement (1701) Open in a new browser window
   Text of the Act which restricts the royal succession to Protestants.
   http://www.worldfreeinternet.net/parliament/settlement.htm
http://tudorhistory.org/primary/supremacy.html
» The Act of Supremacy Open in a new browser window
   Passed in 1534, this is the piece of legislation which declares that the sovereign is Supreme Head of the Church of England.
   http://tudorhistory.org/primary/supremacy.html
http://www.crownestate.co.uk/
» The Crown Estate Open in a new browser window
   Property owned by the Sovereign of the United Kingdom "in right of the Crown" - with origins dating back almost 1000 years. Official site provides detailed information on the estates and their history.
   http://www.crownestate.co.uk/
http://www.heraldica.org/faqs/rma1772.html
» The Royal Marriage Act, 1772 Open in a new browser window
   Act requiring the consent of the Sovereign before a member of the Royal Family can marry.
   http://www.heraldica.org/faqs/rma1772.html

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