Here is Eric Nelson's book. Here is a piece by Yoni Appelbaum at The Atlantic. And here is something from The Originalism Blog which links to Tara Helfman's Harvard Law Review article and Dr. Nelson's response on the matter.
conversation makes one reflect on the transformation of "monarchy" to
"democratic-republic" or "liberal democracy" or whatever we term not
just America but Great Britain and the rest of the "democratic" world.
Britain and other Western European nations presently still have
monarchies (and state established churches). We understand their power
now is "titular."
But King George III as a monarch wasn't quite the absolutist that
monarchs of years past were. At that time the monarchy was more like
the Presidency in terms of how it could exercise power. (That's Nelson's