Twomey Bibliography

List of References

Baird, Julia. Victoria, The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Ruled an Empire. Sydney: HarperCollins, 2016.

Bagehot, Walter. The English Constitution. London, 1867.

Bartlett, Mike. King Charles III. London: Dramatists Play Service, 2016.

Bartley, Paula. Queen Victoria. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016.

Benson, Arthur, and Viscount Esher, eds. The Letters of Queen Victoria. London: John Murray, 1908.

Blackburn, Robert. “Monarchy and the Personal Prerogatives.” Public Law 3 (Autumn 2004): 546–563.

Bogdanor, Vernon. The Monarchy and the Constitution. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995.

Bradley, A.W., K.D. Ewing, and C.J.S. Knight. Constitutional and Administrative Law. 16th ed. Harlow: Pearson, 2015.

Brazier, Rodney. Constitutional Practice: The Foundations of British Government. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Brett, Maurice V., ed. Journals and Letters of Reginald, Viscount Esher. London: Nicholson & Watson, 1934.

Cecil, Algernon. Queen Victoria and Her Prime Ministers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1953.

Connell, Brian. Regina v Palmerston. London: Evans Brothers, 1962.

Craig, David M. “Bagehot’s Republicanism.” In The Monarchy and the British Nation, 1780 to the Present, edited by Andrzej Olechnowicz, 139–162. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Craig, Robert. “Could the Government Advise the Queen to Refuse Royal Assent to a Backbench Bill?” UKCLA Blog, 22 January 2019.

De Smith, Stanley, and Rodney Brazier. Constitutional and Administrative Law. 8th ed. London: Penguin Books, 1998.

Finnis, John. “Royal Assent – A Reply to Mark Elliott.” UKCLA Blog, 8 April 2019.

Flint, David. “Queen Stability in Unstable World Declares Republican Broadsheet.” No Republic!, accessed 21 July 2020,

Garner, Joe. The Commonwealth Office, 1925-68. London: Heinemann, 1978.

Gordon, Peter and Denis Lawton. Royal Education: Past, Present and Future. London: Frank Cass, 1999.

Hardie, Frank. The Political Influence of Queen Victoria, 1861-1901. London: Frank Cass & Co., 1963.

Hardman, Robert. Our Queen. London: Arrow Books, 2012.

Hicks, Bruce. “Rehabilitating Constitutional Conventions.” National Journal of Constitutional Law 31, no. 1 (2012): 91–110.

Homans, Margaret. Royal Representations: Queen Victoria and British Culture, 1837-1876. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Jack, Malcolm. Erskine May’s Treatise on the Law, Privileges Proceedings and Usage of Parliament. 24th ed. London: LexisNexis, 2011.

Jennings, Ivor. Cabinet Government. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1961.

Kebbel, T.E., ed. Selected Speeches of the Late Right Honourable the Earl of Beaconsfield. London, 1882.

King, Jeff. “Can Royal Assent to a Bill be Withheld if so Advised by Ministers?” UKCLA Blog, 5 April 2019.

Laski, Harold. Parliamentary Government in England. London: Allen & Unwin, 1938.

Longford, Elizabeth. The Queen: The Life of Elizabeth II. New York: Knopf, 1983.

Longford, Elizabeth. Victoria R. I. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1964.

Marshall, Geoffrey. Constitutional Conventions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984.

Milmo, Cahal. “Queen ‘sought advice’ on sacking Prime Minister, source claims.” I News, 29 September 2019.

Müller, Frank Lorenz. “‘Winning their Trust and Affection’: Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe.” In Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller and Heidi Mehrkens, 1–19. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Murphy, Philip. Monarchy and the End of Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Nicolson, Harold. King George the Fifth: His Life and Reign. London: Constable & Co., 1952.

Nye Jr., Joseph S. “Public Diplomacy and Soft Power.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 616 (March 2008): 94–109.

Perry, Michael. “Queen Elizabeth must die or abdicate for Australian republic.” Reuters, 28 January 2008,

Pimlott, Ben. The Queen: Elizabeth II and the Monarchy. London: HarperCollins, 2001.

Queen Victoria’s Journals, RA VIC/MAIN/QVJ (W),

Ridley, Jane. “Bertie Prince of Wales: Prince Hal and the Widow of Windsor.” In Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller and Heidi Mehrkens, 123–138. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Sexton, Brendan. Ireland and the Crown, 1922-1936. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1989.

Smith, David E. “The Crown in Canada Today: How Dignified, How Efficient?” In Canada and the Crown: Essays in Constitutional Monarchy, edited by D. Michael Jackson and Philippe Lagassé, 89–100. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.

Smith, Mikey. “Boris Johnson ‘apologises to the Queen’ for embarrassing her over Brexit.” The Mirror, 29 September 2019,

Stephens, Philip. “Boris Johnson’s lies are plunging Britain into a dark morass.” The Financial Times, 19 September 2019,

Thompson, Dorothy. Queen Victoria: Gender and Power. London: Virago Press, 2001.

Twomey, Anne. “Constitutional Convention and Constitutional Reality.” Australian Law Journal 78 (2004): 798–811.

Twomey, Anne. The Australia Acts 1986: Australia’s Statutes of Independence. Sydney: Federation Press, 2010.

Twomey, Anne. The Chameleon Crown: The Queen and Her Australian Governors. Sydney: Federation Press, 2006.

Twomey, Anne. The Veiled Sceptre: Reserve Powers of Heads of State in Westminster Systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Wheeler, Graham. “Royal Assent in the British Constitution.” Law Quarterly Review 132 (2016): 495–505.

Whitlam, E.G. On Australia’s Constitution. Camberwell: Widescope, 1977.