Off with Their Heads!

Recent royal crises reveal echoes of discontent in 1870s Britain, when disquiet with monarchy manifested in calls for its abolition. 

Ben Jones
Ben Jones


Recent years have seen a slow but steadily rising tide of dissatisfaction with royalty in Britain. Accelerated by the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the coronation of King Charles III and a regular diet of scandal surrounding Prince Andrew, as well as the fracturing of the tight inner circle of the royal family following the departure of Prince Harry, there are those who now dare to hope for an end to the monarchy.

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