Royal succession laws changing

By | 28 October 2011

She can rule – if she comes first .. read the BBC announcement of Commonwealth Leaders’ Agreement  or The Guardian online article.

Neither will marrying a Roman Catholic be a bar to the throne.

The House of Commons Library has a Note on the Bill of Rights 1689 (which you can download as pdf) giving some historical background.
The Act of Settlement (1700, c.2) on website has a banner saying  “There are outstanding changes not yet made by the editorial team to Act of Settlement (1700). ” (The italics are mine.)


Act of Settlement (1700)

Commonwealth Secretariat website

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