British monarchy and its influence upon governmental institutions

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The Institute of Ecology, Linguistics and Low Degree work «BRITISH MONARCHY AND ITS INFLUENCE UPON GOVERNMENTAL INSTITUTIONS» Dunaeva Nina Moscow, 2003 Contents Part One   INTRODUCTION The United kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland................ 4 Direct meaning of the word «monarchy»............................................. 6 The British constitutional monarchy..................................................... 7 Part Two   HISTORY OF THE MONARCHY Kings and Queens of England................................................................ 9 The Anglo-Saxon Kings......................................................................... 9 The Normans......................................................................................... 23 The

Angevins........................................................................................ 30 TOC \o "1-3" The Plantagenets................................................................................... 33 The Lancastrians................................................................................... 42 TOC \o "1-3" The Yorkists.......................................................................................... 46 The Tudors............................................................................................ 48 The Stuarts............................................................................................. 58 The Commonwealth Interregnum................................................ 63 The

Hanoverians................................................................................... 75 Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.............................................................................. 85 The House of Windsor......................................................................... 87 Part Three   THE MONARCHY TODAY The Queen’s role................................................................................... 91 Queen’s role in the modern State........................................................ 91 Queen and Commonwealth.................................................................. 91 Royal visits............................................................................................ 92 The Queen’s working

day.................................................................... 92 Ceremonies and pageantry................................................................... 92 The Queen’s ceremonial duties............................................................ 93 Royal pageantry and traditions............................................................ 93 Royal succession................................................................................... 93 The Royal Household........................................................................... 93 Royal Household departments............................................................. 94 Recruitment........................................................................................... 94

Anniversaries......................................................................................... 95 Royal finances....................................................................................... 95 Head of State expenditure 2000-01.................................................... 95 Sources of funding................................................................................ 96 Financial arrangements of The Prince of Wales................................. 96 Finances of the other members of the Royal Family......................... 96 Taxation................................................................................................. 97 Royal assets........................................................................................... 97