Why Do We Still Have Monarchies?

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Monarchies have governed for centuries, but for most monarchs their power is largely symbolic. So why do monarchies still exist?

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Who wants a Christian Coronation? (theosthinktank.co.uk)
http://www.theosthinktank.co.uk/files/files/Reports/Next%20Coronation%20version%208.pdf
“On 9 September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II will become Britain’s longest reigning monarch.”

Meet the world’s other 25 royal families
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/07/22/meet-the-worlds-other-25-royal-families/
“With all the attention around Britain’s forthcoming Royal Baby, you’d think the U.K. had a monopoly on monarchs — infant or otherwise. ”

The Queen has done more for charity than any other monarch in history
http://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/2012/jun/11/queen-charitable-support
“As Britain celebrates 60 years under the wing of Elizabeth II, new research has shown that the voluntary sector should be particularly thankful.”

Queen and Prime Minister
http://www.royal.gov.uk/MonarchUK/QueenandGovernment/QueenandPrimeMinister.aspx
“The Queen has a special relationship with the Prime Minister, the senior political figure in the British Government, regardless of their political party.”

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