As a sample of what royalty costs the people of Great Britain alone Whitaker gives the following annuities to the Royal family :

Her Majesty, privy purse..................... 6O,000

Salaries of household . ....................... 131,260

Expenses of household........................ 172,500

Royal bounty, etc............................ 13,500

Unappropriated............................. 8,540

385,800 Equals, $1,929,000

Prince of Wales.............................. 40,000

Princess of Wales....................... 10,000

Prince Albert Victor.......................... 10,000

Ex-Empress of Prussia....................... 8,000

Duke of Edinburgh........................... 25,000

Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein....... 6,000

Princess Louise (Marchioness of Lorne)......... 6,000

Duke of Connaught.......................... 25,000

Duke of Albany.............................. 25,000

Duke of Cambridge............................ 6,000

Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.............. 3,000

Duke of Cambridge .......................... 12,000

Duchess of Teck................................. 5,000

Grand Total 566,800 Equals, $2,834,000

Salaries per year of the British Cabinet

Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Lord of the Treasury, $50,000; Chancellor of the Exchequer, $25,000; Lord High Chancellor, $50,000; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, $100,000; Lord President of Privy Council, $20,000; Secretary for Colonies, $25,000; Home Secretary, $25,000. Secretary of War, $25,000; Secretary of India, $25,000; First Lord of the Admiralty, $22,500; Lord Chancellor of Ireland, $30,000; President Board of Trade, $10,000.