Tag: Queen Elizabeth II

Queen: Princess Margaret’s SHOCK three words to Elizabeth as she found out she’d be ruler

Queen: Princess Margaret’s SHOCK three words to Elizabeth as she found out she’d be ruler

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Queen: Princess Margaret's SHOCK three words to Elizabeth as she found out she’d be ruler QUEEN ELIZABETH II: Her sister Princess Margaret had a surprising reaction to news Elizabeth was the heir to the throne and would become Queen of England. The story will be revealed in Elizabeth: Our Queen on Channel 5.  Queen Elizabeth II’s sister, Princess Margaret, said a surprising thing to her sister upon learning she would become the Queen of England. The exchange happened on 10th December 1936, which began as an ordinary day for Princess Elizabeth, who was 10 years old at the time. She had just finished her swimming lesson, and was preparing to write up her notes from the class. However, she was disturbed by sounds outside – she asked what was happening, and was told her uncle,
The names Prince William and Kate Middleton go by when they travel

The names Prince William and Kate Middleton go by when they travel

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The names Prince William and Kate Middleton go by when they travel They’re known all over the world as Prince William and Kate Middleton but it turns out the royal couple uses different names when they travel. The 35-year-old Prince and his 36-year-old wife were given the titles of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge by the Queen when they married back in 2011. But not many people know that the much-loved couple are also known by two other royal monikers. According to The Mirror, you won’t hear Prince William and Kate Middleton referred to as a Duke or Duchess when they travel to either Scotland or Ireland. In fact, when they set foot in Scotland, they’re supposed to be called by their official titles of the Earl and Countess of Strathearn. When they visit Ireland, they’re call
Who Is the Queen’s Youngest Grandson, James, Viscount Severn?

Who Is the Queen’s Youngest Grandson, James, Viscount Severn?

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Who Is the Queen's Youngest Grandson, James, Viscount Severn? With two weddings and two new babies, the members of the royal family have quite a year ahead of them. And being a member of "the Firm," as the family is known, means everyone has a role to play, from the Queen's direct heirs to her other children and grandchildren. With that in mind, we're turning our attention to some of the lesser-known members of the Windsor clan. Here's everything you need to know about Queen Elizabeth's youngest grandchild, 10-year-old James, Viscount Severn. When he was born on December 17, 2007, in Surrey, his father described him as "very cute and very cuddly," according to the BBC. His name, James Alexander Philip Theo, was announced several days later; his full surname is Mountbatten-Windsor. ...
The Queen Mother’s brilliant advice to the Queen revealed

The Queen Mother’s brilliant advice to the Queen revealed

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The Queen Mother's brilliant advice to the Queen revealed The monarch's friend Lady Penn revealed the advice in a new documentary The Queen Mother's sage piece of advice to her daughter has been revealed in a new documentary, Elizabeth: Our Queen. Lady Penn, a former lady in waiting to the Queen Mother and a friend of the Queen, has opened up about their bond, saying that a young Princess Elizabeth used to struggle with her confidence. "The Queen Mother told the Queen when she was very young to be brave," Lady Penn said. "I think the Queen probably when she was young felt walking into a room full of people was rather daunting. So she said to her, 'What you want to do, when you walk into a room, is walk through the middle of the door.' And I think by that she meant, don't sort of go in...
Breaking News: The Queen attends State Opening of Parliament with Prince Charles after Prince Philip is hospitalised

Breaking News: The Queen attends State Opening of Parliament with Prince Charles after Prince Philip is hospitalised

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Breaking News: The Queen attends State Opening of Parliament with Prince Charles after Prince Philip is hospitalised The Duke of Edinburgh, 96, is in hospital receiving treatment for an infection The Queen was joined by her eldest son Prince Charles as she attended a 'dressed down' State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday morning. Her husband Prince Philip was due to accompany her, but the Duke of Edinburgh, 96, was admitted to hospital the night before to receive treatment for an infection. Shortly after 11 o'clock, the Queen was seen leaving Buckingham Palace with her son Charles. In a break with tradition, Her Majesty opted for an elegant floral day dress and a matching hat, shunning the traditional Robe of State and the glittering Imperial State Crown. She and Charles also t...