Can a First Born Daughter Be Queen?
The answer to the question of whether a first born daughter can be queen is yes, but only under certain circumstances. In most cases, the crown will pass to the eldest son of the monarch. However, if there are no sons, as in the case of the Queen’s father George VI, then the crown will pass to the eldest daughter.
The current Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II, is an example of a first born daughter who became queen. Her father, George VI, had no sons, so when he died in 1952, Elizabeth was the next in line for the throne.
In order for a first born daughter to become queen, the monarch must have no sons. This means that the monarch must have either no children, or only daughters. This is a rare occurrence, as historically, monarchs have usually had sons to pass the crown to.
In addition, the monarch must have a system of succession in place that allows for a first born daughter to become queen. In the United Kingdom, the Succession to the Crown Act 2013 changed the rules of succession so that the eldest child of the monarch, regardless of gender, would become the next monarch. This means that even if the monarch has sons, the eldest child will become the next monarch.
In conclusion, a first born daughter can become queen, but only if the monarch has no sons and the system of succession allows for it. The current Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II, is an example of a first born daughter who became queen.