Finally, even those with the ear of the British monarchy have benefited from life in Londongrad.
James Bond and the monarchy—not to mention “The Eton Boating Song” … How can anyone call that lefty propaganda?
The threat of civil unrest against the monarchy, led by al Qaeda, could be the leverage for access to this network.
"state ruled by monarchical government," mid-14c.; "rule by one person," late 14c.; from Old French monarchie "sovereignty, absolute power" (13c.), from Late Latin monarchia, from Greek monarkhia "absolute rule," literally "ruling of one," from monos "alone" (see mono-) + arkhein "to rule" (see archon).
A system of government in which one person reigns, usually a king or queen. The authority, or crown, in a monarchy is generally inherited. The ruler, or monarch, is often only the head of state, not the head of government. Many monarchies, such as Britain and Denmark, are actually governed by parliaments. (See absolute monarchy and constitutional monarchy.)