Edmund Burke and the British Monarchy’s Loss of Power
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or much of the rough 60-year reign of George III — consisting of the 7 Years War, the American Transformation, the Reign of terror, and the Napoleonic Wars — the monarchy was an essential branch of the British federal government. By the reign of Queen Victoria, who took the throne 17 years after George III passed away, it had actually ended up being practically totally ritualistic and symbolic. How and when did that modification? This is a remarkably evasive concern, and the lessons we can gain from it are suddenly modern. Near the center of the story is among the imposing figures of conservative idea: Edmund …
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