Royal Legacy: How the royal family have made, spent and passed on their wealth

Royal Legacy: How the royal family have made, spent and passed on their wealth

David McClure


over the past century the British Royal relations have benefited from designated privileges like mystery wills to maintain their inner most wealth clear of public scrutiny. How can Prince Charles find the money for to dwell so lavishly - many ask - and the way is the Queen capable of bankroll different participants of her kinfolk?

With the invention of unpublished royal wills, little-known royal public sale files and recently-released Treasury papers, David McClure has pieced jointly a mosaic of the landed estate, jewelry and works of art that jointly types the bedrock of the royal family’s inherited fortune.

yet like several inheritance stories it’s additionally a hugely human tale choked with grasping family members, relations splits and skeletons within the closet – and one made the entire extra well timed through the present succession technique wherein the Queen arms over a few royal tasks to the more youthful iteration.

Nosy and irreverent, Royal Legacy takes a peek at the back of the palace curtains.

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