TIL from a 1848 law, it’s a felony in the UK to “imagine deposing the Queen” punishable by lifetime imprisonment.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treason_Felony_Act_1848

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  1. “The last treason trial was that of William Joyce, ‘Lord Haw-Haw’, who was executed by hanging in 1946. Since the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 became law, the maximum sentence for treason in the UK has been life imprisonment.”

  2. Someone send word to Philisophytube! Abby’s exposed herself to prosecution!

    Although in fairness Abby has been clever about it and called for letting the Queen finish out her term and then just abolishing the crown instead of letting it pass on for there to be a deposal

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