Yesterday, Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands abdicated her throne in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander. What does that mean exactly? Well, it means she gave up her crown so her son can play a part in the monarchy. This is not the first time a royal has relinquished their seat on the throne. Queen Beatrix’s mother and grandmother both renounced their title so their daughters could take over. Nice gift.
So how could this effect Queen Elizabeth’s brood? Well, after Queen Beatrix’s news spread like wildfire many began to speculate that Queen Elizabeth would follow suit so that her son Prince Charles could take over the throne. The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and Prince William are sure to be worried as no one really knows what is going on in Queen Elizabeth’s head right now.
Of course, the Duchess should be confident in her future since she has given the Queen the gift of a great-grandchild from her favorite grandson and future heir to the throne. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again… there’s no way Queen Elizabeth will ever allow Charles and his wife Camilla Parker-Bowles enjoy the title of King and Queen. Never. Apart from her own feelings, the public would go wild if she offered up the throne to Charles. The people will not stand for it. Their past as an adulterous couple cheating on the beloved Princess Diana will haunt them to their dying day. A weak man like that will never earn the love and respect of his countrymen.
What do you think readers? Will Queen Elizabeth abdicate the throne so that Prince Charles can know what it’s like to be the King? Are Duchess Kate and Prince William more worried about the throne than the impending birth of their first child? Does any of this matter to my favorite ginger, Prince Harry? Does any one know when he’ll be playing “strip billiards” again?
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