Introduction: 10 Interesting Facts about the Queen of England
The Queen of England is the head of state for 16 sovereign countries.
She is also the oldest and longest reigning monarch in the world.
She has been on the throne for 66 years and counting.
The Queen is also a patron of over 600 charities and organisations.
In 1952, she became an honorary member of Girl Guides in Canada, which later became Girl Scouts Canada.
In 2012, she was named as one of the 100 most influential people by Time Magazine.
1. Born in 1926, Elizabeth was a baby during World War 2 and has lived through 9 U.S. Presidents
Born in 1926, Elizabeth was a baby during World War 2 and has lived through 9 U.S. Presidents.
Elizabeth is an example of someone who has lived through much of the 20th century and has seen many changes in society.
2. The Queen has three children, but only Prince Charles still lives in Britain
The Queen has three children, but only one still lives in Britain.
Prince Charles is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He is the heir to the British throne, and he lives in England with his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Princess Anne and Princess Margaret are younger sisters of Prince Charles. Princess Anne is a retired member of the Royal Navy and now lives in Scotland. Princess Margaret was married to photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon and they had two children before divorcing in 1978.
Princess Margaret died on February 9th 2002 at age 71 from a stroke after suffering from heart disease for many years.
3. Elizabeth II is descended from King Edward III and King Henry VII
The British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, is descended from King Edward III and King Henry VII. Edward III was the son of Edward II and Isabella of France. He took the throne in 1327 and ruled until his death in 1377. He was the first monarch of the House of Windsor.
Henry VII was descended from John Beaufort, who was a son of John of Gaunt (son of Edward III) by his third wife Katherine Swynford.
Henry married Elizabeth Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward IV, in 1486.
4. She is the 14th great-granddaughter of King Edward I
In this section, we will explore the life of Margaret Pole, 14th great-granddaughter of King Edward I.
Margaret was born in 1500 and died in 1541. She was a key figure during the Wars of the Roses and was executed by Henry VIII.
5. She became the longest reigning British monarch on September 9, 2015
The death of her father, George VI, on February 6, 1952 had made her Queen of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth realms.
She has been the head of more than one hundred countries and is a member of the House of Windsor.
She is also the oldest living monarch in Europe and the second-longest reigning British monarch after Queen Victoria.
6. Her coronation was on June 2nd 1953 making her not only a queen but a goddess as she was crowned with St Edmund’s Crown
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was held on June 2nd 1953. This makes her not only a queen but also a goddess. She was crowned with St Edmund’s Crown, which is the oldest crown in England.
This section contains information about the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, who became not only a queen but also a goddess after being crowned with St Edmund’s Crown.
Conclusion: These 10 facts about the Queen may not be what
The Queen is the Head of State in Britain and also the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. This article will look at ten facts about her that you may not know.
1) The Queen was born on 21 April 1926 and is the longest-serving British Monarch. She has been on the throne for 66 years and 7 months.
2) The Queen has no children but she has grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a few great-great-grandchildren.
3) The Queen’s full title is “Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.”
4) The Queen usually spends her Christmas holiday with her family at Sandringham House in Norfolk.
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