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How we view the Royal Family is just another legacy of Covid

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II

In one respect, the Duke of Edinburgh was the first millennial. Back in 1947, when he and Her Majesty tied the Windsor knot, men were very much in the ascendency.

Women were expected to know their place, which was generally assumed to be always in shadow of the keeper of the family testosterone.

The challenge facing Philip was that, while men ruled the roost, his wife was destined to rule the country.


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