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From handling parliamentary paperwork and doling out jewels from the royal treasure chest to banning garlic from Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth II’s duties are vast. We all know Her Majesty Lilibet is the longest reigning monarch ever, but who’s going to take over once she and her four daily cocktails join her beloved Prince Philip in retirement? Here, the first 11 members of the royal family in line to take over the Iron British royal throne. 

Prince Charles British Line of Succession
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1. Prince Charles

Better known as Princess Diana’s former husband and father to princes William and Harry, Prince Charles is the first in line to take over the throne as Queen E’s firstborn. 

Prince William British royal line of succession
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2. Prince William

Not only did Prince William score Kate Middleton as his wife, but he has also snagged the second spot in the long line of heirs to the royal throne. 

Prince George Royal Line of Succession
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3. Prince George

He may be small, but the power Prince George wields as third heir to the throne is no joke. He and his squishy cheeks will make for a great king someday. 

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Princess Charlotte British Royal Line of Succession
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4. Princess Charlotte

At two years old, Princess Char is not only her Great Gan-Gan’s fourth successor, she’s also her mini-me. May she reign as long as Her Majesty, Great Gan Elizabeth

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5. Kate Middleton & Prince William’s Royal Bun in the Oven

Once the in utero royal makes his or her grand entrance to the British commonwealth in April, he or she will become the fifth in line to the throne.

Prince Harry British Line of Succession
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6. Prince Harry

He may have 30 years on his little princess niece, Charlotte, but age does not equate with privilege in this case. Because Prince William is Prince Charles’s eldest son, his progeny comes before Uncle Harry in the chain of royal command. 

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Prince Andrew Duke of York Royal Line of Succession
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7. Prince Andrew, Duke of York

As the second eldest son of Her Majesty and Prince Philip, Prince Andrew sits comfortably in the seventh spot in line.

Princess Beatrice Royal Line of Succession
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8. Princess Beatrice of York

Princess Bea’s claim to fame isn’t just that she’s eighth in line for the throne as Prince Andrew’s oldest daughter. She also reigns supreme as queen of the fascinator game. 

Princess Eugenie Royal Line of Succession
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9. Princess Eugenie

Although she comes after her big sister, Beatrice, in the line of succession, Princess Eugenie’s dazzling new engagement ring proves she’s totally up or the spoils of queendom. 

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10. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

As Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh’s youngest son, Prince Edward holds the tenth position in line for the throne.

James Viscount Severn Royal Line of Succession
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11. James, Viscount Severn

And finally, rounding out the top 11 list of royal heirs is Prince Edward’s son, James, Viscount Severn. You’ve got some big shoes to fill, kid.

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