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Tally-Ho! Queen Elizabeth gets bumper pay raise thanks to record profit of her estate. Let's have a look at it shall we?
06-22-2012, 12:28 AM #1
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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth has another reason to be cheerful in her Diamond Jubilee year - her annual pay is about to jump by 20 percent to 36 million pounds.

Her property holdings, known as the Crown Estate, posted a record profit of 240.2 million pounds ($377.4 million), a net rise of 4 percent in the year through March 2012 largely due to strong tenant demand for its shops in the upmarket Regent Street and St James's districts of London.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/47899347

What Crown Estate owns:

(view slideshow for some more cool stuff she owns)

- The Crown Estate owns most of Britain's coastline and seabed out to 12 nautical miles.

- Rights to native mussels and oysters in Scotland

- Salmon fishings in both tidal and non-tidal waters in Scotland

- The Crown Estate has a number of mineral interests on and off its rural estates. Although not involved with the physical process of mining, it issues licences to others. Space 115,000 hectares

- Rights to all naturally occurring gold and silver - known as the Mines Royal - belong to The Crown Estate. This means the Estate’s permission is needed to take away Crown gold in any form.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsb...-owns.html

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06-22-2012, 04:11 AM #2
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it's so nice to know that she won't have to spend her senior years surviving by eating cat/dog food like so many other seniorsgaah.gif
06-22-2012, 03:17 PM #3
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Blood money. coffeetime.gif

Biere.
06-22-2012, 05:13 PM #4
Kreeper Griobhtha
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I would love to know the total income and worth of the crown.


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06-22-2012, 05:27 PM #5
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Forbes estimates $420 million.
http://www.forbes.com/2001/06/26/0626queens.html
Other estimates are $33 trillion
http://www.rense.com/general88/dnts.htm
06-22-2012, 06:16 PM #6
Kreeper Griobhtha
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Yeah, I read the forbes article about her. I don't believe it at all I'm thinking that $33 Trillion is a little more accurate.

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I am not your carpet ride I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind, I am the lightning
I am not your autumn moon, I am the night
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