Wednesday, September 24, 2008

End of the Anglican crown - 300 year bar to be lifted

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William with Kate Middleton: his fi rst-born would be heir regardless of gender. Photograph: Michael Dunlea/Reuters

Downing Street has drawn up plans to end the 300-year-old exclusion of Catholics from the throne. The requirement that the succession automatically pass to a male would also be reformed, making it possible for a first born daughter of Prince William to become his heir..

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow Vincenzo, I didn't even know there was a ban--geeze.