Royal Family Has Hidden Assets Worth Over £180m, According To Report


For over a century, this has been standard practice Courts are required to stamp wills Senior members the Royal family after their death. This includes Late Prince Philip, whose will will remain strictly confidential for at least 90 years. Now, after a Last account by guardianThe royal family was said to have been able to keep secret wills containing assets valued at £187m.

Generations of the Windsor family have kept details of their origins away from the public eye through court-approved legal applications. These statutory grants prevented publication of the family’s assets, which include property, jewelry, and money, per guardian. Private Permissions are considered by many to be controversial, as wills that belong to private members of the British public are usually published. However, due to the publication of the value of the royal family’s property in public records and declassified government files, guardian Estimated the total wealth of the monarchy.

The publication notes that nine royal wills contain assets between £5m and £11.7m – including Princess Margaretwho left behind £11.5 million upon her death in 2022, and the Duke of Fife, who left the equivalent of £79 million when he died in 1912.

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In 2021, The guardian Also launched a legal battle Against the Attorney General, Michael Ellis, and the Queen’s private attorneys over a decision Exclusion of the media from a court hearing About the will of the late Duke of Edinburgh.

Legal challenge to the executor It is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 20 and last for two days. During the court case, guardian He will argue that “the Supreme Court failed to properly consider whether the press should be allowed to attend the hearing” and thus failed to adhere to the “principle of open justice”.

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