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The Monarchist League is the name of a number of groups in Commonwealth Realms that are dedicated to the preservation not only of their country's existing constitutional monarchy system of government, but that of the principle of monarchy worldwide. Stemming from the International Monarchist League in Britain, whose Chancellor is Count Nikolai Tolstoy, it rapidly expanded under the successive Secretaryship of Gregory Lauder-Frost (also its Publications Editor, 1987-1992 incl.), and Don Foreman, and the Treasurership of Henry von Blumenthal. Don Foreman established its UK branch network. A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states that recognize Queen Elizabeth II as their Queen and head of state. ... Jump to: navigation, search A country, a land, is a geographical area that connotes an independent political entity, with its own government, administration, laws, often a constitution, police, military, tax rules, and population, who are one anothers countrymen. ... Jump to: navigation, search A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchical government established under a constitutional system which acknowledges a hereditary or elected monarch as head of state. ... Jump to: navigation, search Gregory Lauder-Frost (born 1951) is a British politician and political writer noted for his traditional conservative views. ...


All Commonwealth Realms operate under the titular rule of the Sovereign of the Crown, who is given a different style in each country (Queen of Canada, Queen of the United Kingdom, Queen of New Zealand, etc). Commonwealth Monarchist Leagues promote their Monarch as an independent and respectable Head of State who can effectively represent their nation, while at the same time be "above" partisan politics. They may also try to promote and engage in the study of the concept of monarchy, the roles of the Crown in their country's system of democratic government, and the formative influence of the Royal Family on society. The President of the Philippines meets with the President of the United States. ... Partisan may refer to: Look up Partisan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A member of a lightly-equipped irregular military force formed to oppose control of an area by a foreign power or by an army of occupation. ... Jump to: navigation, search A monarchy, (from the Greek monos, one, and archein, to rule) is a form of government that has a monarch as Head of State. ...


Commonwealth Monarchist Leagues are also often staunch advocates of the preservation of their country's historic customs, traditions, and symbols in government- often those which are specifically linked to the nation's British past. For example, the Australian Monarchist League has been a vocal opponent of the movement to remove the Union Jack from the Flag of Australia. Its Chairman, Philip Benwell, also advocates the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union and the restoration of close political and economic links between Commonwealth realms. The Monarchist League of New Zealand and the Monarchist League of Canada have chosen to distance themselves from such debates, preferring to concentrate on a core task of strengthening the monarchy in New Zealand and Canada respectively. Jump to: navigation, search Flag Ratio: 1:2 The Union Flag or Union Jack is the flag most commonly associated with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was also used throughout the former British Empire. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Australia is blue with the flag of the United Kingdom (or Union Flag) in the canton (the upper hoist quarter), and a large seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star (six points representing the six current states and one point for the... A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth that recognise Queen Elizabeth II as their Queen and head of state. ... Queen Elizabeth IIs personal flag for New Zealand The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc. ... The Coat of Arms of the Monarchist League of Canada, granted with permission of Her Majesty in 2000. ...


See also

Monarchism is the advocacy of the establishment, preservation, or restoration of a monarchy. ... The Coat of Arms of the Monarchist League of Canada, granted with permission of Her Majesty in 2000. ... Queen Elizabeth IIs personal flag for New Zealand The Monarchist League of New Zealand, Inc. ...

External links

  • Australian Monarchist League
  • Australians for Constitutional Monarchy
  • Constitutional Monarchy Association (UK)
  • Monarchist League of Canada
  • Monarchist League of New Zealand
  • The Society of United Royalists (Worldwide)

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Monarchist League of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (438 words)
The Monarchist League of Canada is an organization formed in 1970 by John Aimers and Gary Toffoli.
Today the Monarchist League of Canada continues to promote awareness of both the larger body of the Crown as a shared link between the Commonwealth Realms, and the Crown in right of Canada as an integral institution of the Canadian state, emphasizing in particular those aspects of the Monarchy which it identifies as distinctly Canadian.
The League was the only organized group on the Canadian scene dedicated to the question of whether or not Canada should remain a monarchy until 2002 when an opposing group, Citizens for a Canadian Republic, was formed.
Monarchist League: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Monarchist League (162 words)
The Monarchist League is the name of a number of groups in Commonwealth Realms that are dedicated to the preservation of their country's existing constitutional monarchy system of government.
Commonwealth Monarchist Leagues promote the British Monarch as an independent and respectable Head of State who can effectively represent their nation, while at the same time be "above" partisan politics.
Commonwealth Monarchist Leagues are also often staunch advocates of the preservation of British customs, traditions, and symbols in government.
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