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Monarchy

A system of government headed by a hereditary figure such as a king or queen. There are two basic types of monarchies. In an absolute monarchy, the monarch theoretically has complete control as an autocrat, though in practice other officials have varying degrees of control as well. In a constitutional monarchy, the monarch shares power with an elected chamber or other elected leaders and, in extreme cases, has little actual power.
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With respect to the reverend, it's only because of the monarchy that he has a job.
As Charles considers the road ahead without his "darling aunt" he, more than anyone else, will need to nurture the relationship between the Sovereign and the People if the monarchy is to survive in some form for years to come.
Supporters of the monarchy note that --, who are eager to see royal pageantry, spend millions of dollars in the country each year.
These elements, whatever their competency, are dependent on royal favor but may also lack commitment to the monarchy or to the ruling family as an institution.
A spokeswoman said: "It is a protest to highlight the absurdity of the monarchy, which is the most expensive soap opera in history.
Diana's death and her life ``had an impact on the way people see the monarchy,'' the queen's press secretary, Geoffrey Crawford, acknowledged as the anniversary of the crash approached.
Yet at home in Canada, we do not always recognise the monarchy, sometimes try to hide it and too often are ignorant of it.
She reportedly did not directly mention the king but allegedly made an allusive use of the words "yellow" and "blue", the traditional colours of the monarchy.
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SIR - I must admit I had to chuckle when I read John H Davies' letter (October 13), in which he said that prominent members of Plaid Cymru have been attending celebrations of monarchy at "the Llywelyn Commemorations" at Cilmeri in Builth Wells in recent years.
The Great Republic, which eschewed and rejected monarchy in 1776, now considers 'Constitutional monarchy a form of democracy', and supports this concept above the Presidents of the Middle East and North Africa--where both kings and presidents remain beleaguered after the Arab awakening early in 2011.
IF commentators want us to believe that 75% of the UK population supports the monarchy, then, we, the remaining 25%, should have a relative proportion of broadcasting time to express our distaste for this outdated, unelected and unaccountable establishment.