Absolute and Constitutional Monarchy
... and Constitutional Monarchy
The distinction between absolute monarchy and constitutional monarchy is that, absolute monarchy allows the sovereign to have absolute or supreme authority. Conversely, in the constitutional monarchy, the sovereign is an elected or hereditary monarch. The rules in an absolute monarchy may be dissimilar from the rules within a constitutional monarchy. In addition, constitutional monarchy may be referred to as liberal monarchy while absolute monarchy may be referred to as undemocratic monarchy. In the absolute monarchy, the queen, king, or ruler has complete powers. Conversely, in a constitutional monarchy, the queen, king, or ruler has restricted authority beca...