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Re: Gender neutral succession
I am not so sure in the Spanish case. Even if the present legislation gives the Queen’s consort the title of Prince, I think it will not be accepted when Leonor becomes Queen.
Anyway, I do not understand the double standards in this case. How can one accept equality between men and women when they become monarchs, but not when they become consorts? I will never understand it. In countries like Spain, we have always had Kings, Dukes, Counts, etc, consort and there has never been a problem. Why are those countries which have never/seldom allowed female succession so reluctant to accept this concept?
Definitely not. His name is not Victoria, but Daniel. In that case Crown Prince Daniel would have been an option. but since the title Crown Prince is exclusively for a male heir apparent to the throne, he was not given that title. When Victoria accedes to the throne, Daniel will not be given the title King.
It isn’t so gender neutral/equal after all… Daniel should be titled crown prince (consort) and eventually become king consort of Sweden… or all future female consorts should not be crown princess or queen.
Okay, that is your opinion. I don't agree. I don't think that any of the current monarchies allow a male consort to use the title of the male Monarch. When UK introduced gender neutral succession, Prine Philip was not made King. And Prince Henrik of Denmark wasn't King.
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