Originally Posted by Manton
Somebody has to do all that head of statey stuff. If you make it the head of gov't then you can't abuse him to the same degree. You also can't kick him out at the drop of a hat. Good kings and queens also have a unifying effect that is useful, which no HoS who is also a HoG, however good, can ever have.
I'd be happier with the figurehead stuff being done by a hereditary monarch if they ditched the...