When Subjects Became Citizens

An early draft of the Declaration of Independence referred to the people of Britain’s 13 North American colonies as “subjects”, the US Library of Congress has revealed. But, in the…

A Queen in New York

The Washington Post has described the visit to New York by Elizabeth Windsor, Britain’s feudal head of state, as “subdued”. It recalled that when Ms. Windsor first visited in 1957…

Bad Week for Windsors

The Windsor clan suffered two blows last week, suggesting that its hold on Britain may be weakening. On Friday a High Court judged said that the actions of Charles Windsor…