“Why would we want that dithering, effeminate, creation in charge?”
As opposed to devastatingly handsome and virile Prince of Wales.
“He had his chance and blew it.”
Which is why the descendents of Queen Anne thrived? Oh wait. That’s not what the Act of Settlement is all about.
Sophie is well down the list of the legitimate claimants to the throne of England. Not only are the Jabobites ahead of them, but so are most of the heirs of the Princess of the Palatinate.
“Thanks all the same, but Elisabeth is fine for now.”
Her entire claim to the throne is by the Act of Settlement. If that goes away than so does her claim to the throne.
It will be interesting to see how this unfolds as time goes by.
All of this would have to be signed by Elisabeth.
The best solution would be to separate the Monarch from the church, then the problem would be solved, no?
there is no real Jacobite successor left — none has claimed the throne since the early 1800s — some supporters of Victor Emmanuel III did, but I don’t think he himself claimed it. There is no heir/point today.