An intelligent and interesting appraisal of the British Royal family and their possible future. From an American who knows a lot of stuff!
As a Brooklyn born kid who grew up in Coney Island I know little about royalty other than what I read in the papers. Class differences are so important that no one is really permitted to talk about them freely.
In my corporate career I have never met royalty, but I have met nobles.
When I was about 30 years old I was part of a small team examining the books of the Rothschild Intercontinental Bank in London, which my employer (Don’t leave home without it!) was considering, and eventually did purchase. The portfolio consisted of a smattering of sovereign credits which is what one would expect of a Rothschild bank.
It was headed up at the time by one Ralph Thomas George Stonor Lord Camoys, just a few years older than I, who later served as Lord Chamberlain of Great Britain from 1998 – 2000. The Lord Camoys traced…
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