Queen Elizabeth Is Being Warned Against Handing Power Over To Prince Charles

Queen Elizabeth is 92 years old now so it makes sense that she's putting things in order, especially regarding who takes over as the sovereign of the kingdom after her.

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The Queen is already speaking to those in her trusted circle about her plans. One such plan involves handing over the monarch's reins to her son, Prince Charles.

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Royal writer Robert Lacey is one person who knows quite a bit about how the royal family works. He's also a historical consultant for the Netflix series The Crown.

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He recently told The Daily Beast that the Queen's plan to execute the Regency Act when she turns 95 will only be a temporary fix.

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He is of the opinion that, upon the passing of Prince Philip, or when the Queen turns 95, whichever comes first, the Queen will abdicate the throne, leaving Charles to become King.

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Even though this seems straightforward enough, Prince Charles being given the powers may not be as smooth as one might think. As the oldest person ever to ascend the throne, there are people who believe he's not the right fit.

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In fact, many experts would rather Prince William and Duchess Kate become the next King and Queen.

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The UK Sun conducted an exclusive poll to see what Britons think about who the next King and Queen should be. The results showed that 51 percent of Brits would prefer William to take up the reigns, thus skipping over the Queen's eldest son.

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It turns out that only 22 percent of voters wanted Charles - and the majority of his supporters were people over 75.

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Even if Charles does take the throne, most of the voters believe his wife, Camilla should be Princess Consort instead of Queen.

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If the decision of who ascends the throne becomes a vote, it's not very likely that Prince Charles will get this coveted job.

Source: UK Sun

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