The Last Dukes (British Aristocracy Documentary) - Real Stories

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On 9th September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest serving British monarch. And one of the most enduring images of her coronation in 1953 is that she was surrounded by her dukes. Nowadays, only 20 something noble dukes remain.

At one point in history, dukes has influence that extended beyond the merely ceremonial, as they were a crucial part of the architecture that supported the monarchy.

This documentary not only looks at the history of dukes, but also explores their influence and explains how dukes work within the monarchy.

With unique access to the dukes of Norfolk, Marlborough, Montrose, and Argyll, the documentary explores the fascinating history and function of dukes in modern day Britain.

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