According to a statute from 1324, what does Queen Elizabeth II technically still own?

Find the answer below

Bet your knowledge and answer

HISTORY QUESTION #5552

According to a statute from 1324, what does Queen Elizabeth II technically still own?

All dolphins in the waters around the UK

Explanation

Queen Elizabeth II is the second-longest reigning monarch in the world. According to a statute from 1324, technically, the Queen still owns the sturgeons, whales and dolphins in the waters around the UK. To this day, when these animals are captured within three miles of UK shores, or washed ashore either dead or alive, they may be claimed on behalf of the Crown.

Statistics

Answer time 0s (0s). 40% have previously answered correct on this question. The question was created 2011-03-24.