House of Lords written question – answered on 11th May 2011.
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To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the constitutional position of the Duchy of Cornwall.
The Duchy of Cornwall is a private estate that funds the public, charitable and private activities of the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
Yes2 people think so
No2 people think not
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All of which seems to disagree with the research undertaken by John Kirkhope. Read more here: “A Mysterious, Arcane and Unique Corner of our Constitution”: The Laws Relating to the Duchy of Cornwall (pdf): http://www.research.plymouth.ac.uk/plr/vol3/Kirkhope.pdf
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