Historically, legally and constitutionally the Duchy of Cornwall has been consistently referred to as 'simply' a 'private estate' allowing it to enjoy a privileged status with significant benefits and concessions. This article argues that this is a somewhat anachronistic position and one that demands further investigation not least because of the opaque nature of the institution and its accountability within a twenty-first century constitutional framework.
Kirkhope, J. (2010) '"A Mysterious, Arcane and Unique Corner of our Constitution": The Law Relating to the Duchy of Cornwall', Plymouth Law and Criminal Justice Review, 3, pp. 128-141. Available at: https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/8954