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Why Doesn't the Queen of England Need a Passport?

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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFo... →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR... Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why Aren't There Many Female Commercial Pilots? https://youtu.be/zWU4Ev7Qia0 The Ultimate "Travel Hacker" https://youtu.be/RsgygcXSX-Q In this video: As the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, the commonwealth, and certain other countries that have since declared independence but decided they kind of like having the Queen on their money, Queen Elizabeth II enjoys a number of unique perks not bestowed on any of her subjects. These include being immune from prosecution from any crime she may happen to commit (justice is served in her name); she cannot be compelled to give evidence in court; she owns all of the dolphins, sturgeons and whales found in British waters (she also technically owns all mute swans found on open waters in Britain); she has the ability to declare war on any other nation if she so desires it; and, most pertinent to the present conversation, she doesn’t need a passport to travel abroad. So why not? Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.p... Sources: http://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2015... http://uk.businessinsider.com/weirdes... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/2400003... https://www.royal.uk/passports http://web.archive.org/web/2012022905... http://www.history.com/news/8-things-... http://indy100.independent.co.uk/arti...

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