Note: Do not rely on this information. It is very old.
Abdication, the relinquishment of any office, but more especially the throne. In England the sovereign cannot constitutionally abdicate without the consent of Parliament.
“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” – Hebrews 12:2