A Brexit King? Keep an Eye on George
Ah, young Prince George, we'll never know ye. As king, that is. So, at least, muses novelist Hilary Mantel. From " back of an envelope" calculations, the author of the "Wolf Hall" trilogy about Henry VIII's doomed enabler Thomas Cromwell, believes the British monarchy is "gone within two generations." Her rationale? "It's hard to understand the thinking behind the monarchy in the modern world when people are just seen as celebrities." Hold on, I say. On its face, Ms. Mantel's rationale for...
Published:9/14/2021 5:27:07 PM