Secrets of the Royal Purse
'Its mystery is its vitality,' wrote Walter Bagehot, author of The English Constitution,
describing the monarchy in the nineteenth century.
We must not allow daylight to enter the realm of magic.'
The curtain has been raised on much of what the Royal Family does after 155 years.
The Queen and her family's affairs, divorces, splits,
and charges of sexual dishonour in the case of the Duke of York have become
the greatest soap opera on the globe in the age of television, social media, video, and streaming.
Even the costly Netflix series The Crown has failed
to penetrate much about 'the Firm,' particularly its money.