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Old 11-03-2016, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Nawth Chucka View Post
His reign begins immediately on his mother's death. The coronation is for everyone else to see that he's King and for any other heads of state that care to show their recognition of his accession. It doesn't make him King, divine right/tradition does that.
Actually, the Act of Settlement of 1701 does that. And prior to 2011, Charles would not have become king (either immediately or by coronation) had he disqualified himself or converted to Catholicism.