PLACES IN THE WORLD THAT QUEEN ELIZABETH CANT VISIT.
Seeing this article,one could hardly wonder if there is a place in the world where the queen is restricted from visiting.
Actually the Queen wasn’t just restricted for some reason she was actually banned entirely from visiting The House of Commons.
The monarch was forbidden from entering The House of Commons as part of a parliamentary convention dating back to the Great King Charles in the late 17th century.
Here is a detailed reason why this law was enforced. It happened in January, as far back as in the year 1642, King Charles (I) bashed into The House of Commons with several armed Men to arrest Five members of the house for charges of treasonable felony,but luckily for them ,they had already anticipated this and had long fled. The speaker of the house William Lenthall gave up his chair for the king who intensely demanded to know the whereabout of the members. Bravely the Speaker felt on his knees and gave out a brave reply saying:
“May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see ,nor tongue to speak in this place but as the house is pleased to direct me ,whose servant I am here ,and I humbly beg your Majesty’s pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what your Majesty is pleased to demand of me”.
His polite words made it clear to the king that the speakers loyalties was with the Commons and Not the Monarch.
After this incident,the King had no option than to leave the Chamber and the role of the speaker as representative of the house of Commons was abruptly cemented. Since that day henceforth,No member of the monarch has been allowed into The House of Commons ,which was why the Queen’s speech on Boris Johnson’s agenda took place in the House of The Lords.
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