First born should succeed says Archbishop of Wales


Barry Morgan, the Archbishop of Wales, challenges the tradition that the first born son should ascend to the throne.

Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan has given his support to a growing move to give royal daughters equal rights to succeed to the throne as their brothers.

Looking back on the Queens 59-year reign, Dr Morgan said: She’s done the job superbly. And adding his voice to the growing calls for change, he said: It doesn’t really make sense in the third millennium. I can see the historical reasons and they are no longer valid.

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