Elizabeth II’s death is a deep blow to British society After 70 years of rule, the longest in history. The sovereign leaves a historical legacy for his country and is one of the greatest assets of European royalty.
It is believed that Queen Elizabeth II one of the richest women in the world with a personal fortune that will be around $500 million, as calculated by Forbes magazine. This asset includes your investments, art, jewelry and real estate.
Last minute changes to your will
According to various media, the queen left sealed his will shortly before he died And may have decided to make some changes that affect many direct family members. In particular, the sovereign would have been excluded as beneficiaries of a collection of jewelry of more than 300 pieces. Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle and their daughter Lillibet. That way, only Prince William’s wife, Kate Middleton, and their daughter, Princess Charlotte, will receive these precious gems.
This last minute amendment in his will would be prompted by Bad relationship between Elizabeth II and Meghan markle After her and Prince Harry’s decision distanced himself from the British royal family And after allegations of racism that the Duchess of Sussex claimed to have suffered at Buckingham Palace when she was pregnant with their son Archie.
Secrets about her legacy: the importance of the Queen’s consent
Despite the fact that various media have calculated the value of the wealth of Queen Elizabeth II, it is not known exactly how much her fortune is. Why is there so much secrecy? This would have been answered by the said investigation by The Guardian, which ensures that The Queen may have blocked a government regulation that forced her to make it public,
According to the National Archives and some documents found in November 1973, Elizabeth II’s lawyers successfully pressured the ministers of Edward Heath’s Conservative executive to change a transparency bill And thus hide the limits of his wealth.
To do so, the newspaper states that it would have Use of ‘queen’s consent’A parliamentary system that obliges government ministers to notify the monarch when a law they wish to discuss may interfere with the interests of the Crown.
However, a Buckingham Palace spokesman defended the Queen, saying that consent was a “parliamentary process” and that she The sovereign’s function was always “ceremonial”.: “Assent is always given by the emperor when requested by the government. Any claim that the sovereign has blocked the law is simply false.”