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Money & monarchy |

Family misfortunes

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Money is at the root of most of the royals’ problems


The Queen, the living symbol of stability, turned 94 under lockdown. One of her sons has been ex-communicated over his links to a disgraced US sex offender. One of her grandsons has stepped away from Royal duties in a bid for freedom. This is the psychodrama of the Royal Family. But money is the thread running through it all.

Illustration by Seamus Jennings

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