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Queen Elizabeth

The unifying power of a monarch
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The unifying power of a monarch
A never-ending line of people waited for hours to pass the Queen’s catafalque to pay their last respects to the royal personage who had been the unifying spirit of Britons for 70 years. But as soon as the magnificence of the state funeral was over, critics were already asking whether the continued existence of the royal family was still necessary.
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