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Old Yesterday, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Leo Bloom View Post
Next question [see post #136]:

This is said in in re [man, I do love me some Latin] "receiving funds." How/what is remuneration from "patronage?" Hell, even a business with bespoke to the [real, back so many week ago] Royal Household increased its potential remuneration only by virtue of bragging rights.

"Patronage" in the Queen's Blessing for Harry is something like "he can be on a board of directors of corporations and get paid for it...unlike Charles, for example?"

[ETA: Please, if responding to this post, favor the word "remuneration," "remunerating," "remunerative," etc. Might as well give the word its day in the sun.]
The way I read it
'They will no longer receive public funds for royal duties. With the Queen's blessing, the Sussexes will continue to maintain their private patronages and associations.
there is nothing in that quote about remuneration. Patrons are not paid- they provide financial and other support to an organization (especially one involved in the arts) or an individual ( one of Michelangelo's patrons was Lorenzo de' Medici)

Kiwi Fruit, the usage isn't unheard of in the US, but it's not an everyday word.

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Old Yesterday, 09:48 PM
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Realized too late to edit, my post above should read

Under the Royal Marriages Act, male-line British descendants of a British monarch from George II onward were required to obtain the consent of the current monarch before marrying.

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Old Yesterday, 09:49 PM
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Thanks doreen. Forest Hills boy here, BTW...


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