Queen Elizabeth is a spry and sharp woman, especially for her age. But as much as we might hate to admit it, she’s not going to last forever. And according to the GLOBE, forever might be sooner than we think. A new headline from GLOBE focuses on the dying Queen’s promise to her new great-grandson, Prince George. According to the report, the Queen has promised little Georgie that his father, Prince William, will be the next King of England when she dies, not Prince Charles.
Now, English monarchy is pretty rigid in that by tradition, the throne will go to the next in line, which is Prince Charles. However, the rules have been relaxed before in favor of the ruling monarch’s choice, and they can be relaxed again. The Queen could pass on the throne to Prince William should she choose to do so, and who would blame her?
Charles is not a fit king, and he never was. He doesn’t have the gravitas nor command the same kind of presence that Prince William does, and he simply does not have the wherewithal or public support to rule an entire nation, even if ruling consists of signing a few papers now and then and making a few public appearances.
No matter the place or time, Queen Elizabeth always maintains her stature. Charles, on the other hand, is a national joke. The monarchy is already looked down upon by a large part of the world, and Charles ruling would only make it more ridiculous. Will, on the other hand, is young, handsome, and has a more modern view on what royalty entails. He would be able to bring the monarchy through a new age, and make sure it adapts and grows to today’s society. In the same situation, under Charles’ rule, it might not even survive.
And what about the comparisons between cruel power-hungy Camilla Parker-Bowles and lovely Kate Middleton? While Camilla has the reputation as the cheating alcoholic interloper who destroyed Princess Diana’s marriage and life, Kate is beloved by all. Now that Kate has produced the newest royal heir and presented herself and the infant in such fine style, her popularity is at record levels.
What do you guys think about the Queen’s promise to George? If it happens, that means that George will then become first in line to the throne. Poor boy. He has no idea what he’s in for.
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