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In a Nutshell

The monarchy’s top advisory board has a long history and still meets every month

IN A NUTSHELL: THE PRIVY COUNCIL

ALL EARS The Witena emot surrounds an Anglo-Saxon king

What is a privy council?

Historically, in the UK, the Privy Council is a formal body of advisers to the British sovereign who guide the monarch on the exercise of their royal duties. Members are appointed by the monarch; today, it is mainly comprised of senior politicians, while the archbishops of York and Canterbury and the Bishop of London become members automatically upon their appointments.

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