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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Monarchy of the United Kingdom.
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Parent topics

Subtopics

  • Privy Council (UK) [r]: Political body which advises the monarch, performs both judicial and executive duties, and is mostly composed of senior politicians such as the highest members of government. [e]

Monarchs

Present Royal Family

Children

  • Charles, Prince of Wales [r]: Heir to the United Kingdom throne and eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; father of Princes William and Harry. [e]
  • Anne, Princess Royal [r]: Second child and only daughter of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]
  • Andrew, Duke of York [r]: Third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]

  • Edward, Earl of Wessex [r]: Fourth child and youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]
  • Prince William, Duke of Cambridge [r]: Second in line to the United Kingdom throne; elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales and grandson of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]
  • Prince Harry [r]: Fifth in line to the United Kingdom throne, younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and grandson of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; known as 'Harry'. [e]

Other relatives

  • George VI of the United Kingdom [r]: 1895-1952, King of the United Kingdom and its Dominions, and the last Emperor of India and King of Ireland (reigned 1936-1952); father of Queen Elizabeth II and second son of King George V. [e]
  • Elizabeth, the Queen Mother [r]: 1900-2002, born Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, became Queen to George VI of the United Kingdom until his death in 1952; was the mother of Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. [e]
  • Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon [r]: (1930-2002), younger daughter of George VI of the United Kingdom and sister to Elizabeth II; known for controversies regarding her private life and for being prevented from marrying a divorcé in the 1950s. [e]
  • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge [r]: Wife of William, Duke of Cambridge; studied at the University of St Andrews, where she met her future husband, and subsequently worked as an accessories buyer before her marriage in April 2011 (born 1982). [e]
  • Diana, Princess of Wales [r]: 1961–1997, former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and mother of Princes William and Harry; well-known as a supporter of various charities and causes, as well as for her controversial private life and the circumstances surrounding her death. [e]


Other related topics

  • Monarchy [r]: A form of government in which a single person, or monarch, is the head of state. [e]
  • Government of the United Kingdom [r]: Constitutional government where executive authority notionally lies with the monarch but is exercised in practice by her ministers, and is the collective name for these ministers. [e]