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Elizabeth Winsor (Queen Elizabeth II)
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The reputation of the force is strongly associated with the extraordinary bravery and skill of the pilots who defended Britain against Germany's Luftwaffe during World War II. Queen Elizabeth II in her anniversary wishes added that the RAF has defended "our freedom gallantly". (This story has not been edited ...
Queen Elizabeth II reportedly has more trust towards her two grandsons, Princes William and Harry, then her own son Prince Charles. In his book, “Meghan: A Hollywood Princess,” Andrew Morton claimed that the Queen was particularly impressed with how Prince Harry handled his official engagements as ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in wedding-planning mode, getting ready for their May 19 nuptials at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. But before that, Meghan has to get into full royal mode. Perhaps most importantly of all, Meghan must get in good with the Queen, her future grandmother-in-law ...
Queen Elizabeth attends Easter service at Windsor. The British monarch was greeted at the chapel by the Dean of Windsor David Conner, who will conduct the wedding service on 19 May. Queen Elizabeth II at the Palace of Westminster after the state opening of Parliament on 8 May 2013 in London.
The royals REALLY know how to celebrate a holiday. While Christmas is certainly the Windsor family's best time of year, Queen Elizabeth II and her brood make sure to step out for Easter too. We mean, the Queen IS the head of the Church of England, so it's only right that she celebrates this holiday.
Queen Elizabeth II has a lucrative side hustle: horse racing. Over the past 30 years, the pastime has earned her $9,372,441, reports USA Today, citing data from MyRacing.com. According to the site's report, the Queen has claimed 452 wins out of 2,834 races, about 16 percent. Her best year was 2016, ...

The palace announced on Friday that the "Suits" star will join Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Harry, Prince Charles, Prince William and Kate Middleton for a special church service on March 12. They will then visit Westminster Abbey for the celebration of Commonwealth, People reported. The fab four will head ...
According to Alexandra Shulman, 60, who has been awarded a CBE medal by Prince William at Buckingham Palace, the monarch is still the most stylish person she knows. "The Queen is the most stylish person because she never changes," Shulman said (via Express). "Style is about having a look and ...
This much is certain: On Oct. 14, 1981, a teenager armed with a .22 rifle went to the fifth floor of a building in Dunedin, New Zealand, during a visit by Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip. When the royals stepped out of their Rolls-Royce to greet thousands of well-wishers on the street, the ...
A teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to New Zealand in 1981, the country's intelligence agency has confirmed for the first time. Documents released on Thursday by the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (SIS) reveal Christopher Lewis, then 17, shot at the Queen as she ...
The Crown's second season finishes with Princess Margaret married to Antony Armstrong-Jones, the Earl of Snowdon, and seemingly content after her early heartache over Peter Townsend. But as we'll see in season three, that partnership was hardly life-long. Both parties were unfaithful, and they ...
Declassified intelligence agency reveal that New Zealand's security services covered up an assassination attempt on Queen Elizabeth II in 1981, The Sydney Morning Herald has reported. Christopher John Lewis, a 17-year-old from New Zealand, tried to shoot the Queen using a .22 caliber rifle as she ...
Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to London Fashion Week. The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore her trademark sunglasses — and presented an award recognizing British design ...
The British monarch, who sat in the front row next to Vogue editor Anna Wintour, attended the February 20 catwalk presentation before bestowing Richard Quinn with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. Their very special meeting gave the designer a chance to chat with the monarch ...
Queen Elizabeth II opens up about her sister Princess Margaret's royal affair with a man who was over a decade younger than her. On Tuesday's episode of Channel 5's "Elizabeth: Our Queen," the documentary showed how the monarch thanked a friend for introducing Princess Margaret to Roddy ...
Queen Elizabeth went to San Diego on Feb. 26, 1983. Her visit to the city became a cover story for The Tribune. Thirty-five years later, the newspaper article was released online. A black and white photo of a much younger queen wearing a hat and a dress is shown. She is welcomed by a group of ...
You're all caught up on season two of The Crown by now, right? If so, then you're familiar with the friendship between Queen Elizabeth II and American evangelist Billy Graham depicted in episode six. But was there really a warm relationship between people from such different worlds? The Rev.

The Queen's surprise appearance was quickly realized after the show, when she presented Quinn with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. According to CNN, the award, which was designed by Kelly, will be presented annually to “an emerging British fashion designer who shows ...
CLAIRE Foy took the starring role in Netflix's eagerly-awaited £100 million series The Crown and was nominated for Best Actress at the Bafta TV awards. The show stars former Doctor Who Matt Smith as Prince Phillip, so what do we know about the actress who portrays his wife, her Majesty Queen ...
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, has recognised Ghanaian Librarian, Hayford Siaw, as the 15th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of his exceptional voluntary service in combating illiteracy rates in Ghana. In the lead-up to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on 19-20 April ...
Veronica Simogun, the founder of 'Family for Change', has been recognised by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as the 14th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her work. Simogun's nonprofit organisation has supported over 6,000 victims of gender-based violence. The organisation also aims to ...
On the 8th February 1952, Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II formally proclaimed herself Queen and Head of the Commonwealth and Defender of the Faith ...
JOHANNESBURG – The United Kingdom has hailed Kenyan intelligence for thwarting a terror plan to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II and former Prime Minister David Cameron, Kenya's Daily Nation reported. Details of the plot emerged on Tuesday during the hearing of a case involving London delivery ...
Queen Elizabeth II is known for her devotion to her role as head of the Royal Family and the British monarchy. However, there was one occasion where she actively broke royal rules in favour of another cause. She made a “unique” exception to royal protocol at the funeral of Prime Minister Sir Winston ...
Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to London Fashion Week. The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore her trademark sunglasses — and presented an award recognizing British design ...
The humorous moment put the queen in a relatable light (as does her horse riding, car driving, and binge-drinking), but there are even more quotes from the queen that show off her biting sense of humor. In her book The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II, Karen Dolby compiled the monarch's best one-liners ...
Queen Elizabeth II's favorite dog breed, the Corgi, is no longer at risk of extinction after the dogs were featured in Netflix's hit series, “The Crown.” The show centers on the life of Queen Elizabeth as a young monarch. And even at a young age, she was already in love with Corgis. In fact, the queen has taken ...
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has recognized Botswana's youngest philanthropist and human rights activist, Gogontlejang Phaladi, as the 10th Commonwealth Point of Light award recipient. The award honours Phaladi for her exceptional and selfless voluntary service advocating for human rights and ...
How old was the Queen when she was crowned? Queen Elizabeth II became queen at the age of 25, on 6 February 1952, the day her father, King George VI, died.
DUBAI is about to open another exciting attraction in its fleet of stuff to do – a floating hotel and museum. And it will be on board the Queen Elizabeth II ship that's currently docked in Port Rashid. The QE2 has a long history and sailed six million miles during her time in service. AFP - Getty. 2. The QE2 has a ...
Just when you thought Dubai was done opening tourist attractions at a breakneck pace, there's another one slated for 2018. The Queen Elizabeth II, which has been docked in Port Rashid since 2008, is getting a glamorous makeover as a floating hotel and museum. Though there hasn't been an official ...
When was Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne? Princess Elizabeth, then aged 25, was in Kenya on a royal tour when she learned of her father George VI's death in 1952. The King, who was ill with lung cancer and other ailments, had ignored doctors' advice to see his daughter off from London ...
London – Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is seeking to mend fractured relations between Zimbabwe and her country, a report says, adding that she is hoping the southern African country can rejoin the Commonwealth. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, there were indications the two countries ...
Here, we highlight some standout images over eight generations of the British royal family, spanning from Queen Victoria's reign (when photography was first introduced), to Queen Elizabeth II's childhood, to Princess Charlotte's early years. From rigidly-posed portraits to sweet candids, take a look at these ...
... with authorities concealing the incident to avoid jeopardising future royal visits. GettyImages-56077347 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II walks with Auckland Mayor Honourable John Banks to meet and greet people on her walk up Waitemata Plaza in the Viaduct Harbour during her Auckland Visit in 2002.
To celebrate the 65th anniversary of her coronation, Queen Elizabeth gives a rare interview about the tradition-steeped ceremony that formally launched her reign in The Coronation, a documentary debuting Sunday evening on the Smithsonian Channel. In the film, which also features commentary from ...
LONDON — In the annals of television interviews, a drawing-room chat with a 91-year-old woman, watching home movies and offering occasional droll remarks, would not seem like edgy stuff. But that all changes when the woman is Queen Elizabeth II. “The Coronation,” a documentary on the 1953 ...
Related: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II. However, reflecting on the event, the Queen recalled her father's coronation -- which she attended as a child. "It's the sort of, I suppose, the beginning of one's life really as a sovereign," she said. "It is sort of a pageant of chivalry and old-fashioned way of doing things ...
A one-off BBC documentary has been made about the Queen's coronation in 1953. Here's when to watch it and what to expect… What time is it on TV? The Coronation is on Sunday 14th January at 8pm on BBC1. What can we expect? The documentary centres on Queen Elizabeth II's 1953 coronation.
The former owner of a luxury British bra maker that supplied lingerie to Queen Elizabeth II says the company lost its royal warrant after she wrote a book disclosing details of fittings at Buckingham Palace. In this photo released on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, Britain's Queen Elizabeth. Britain's Queen Elizabeth ...
Queen Elizabeth II knows there's no greater luxury in life than a perfect-fitting bra—not even owning a pack of corgis or a McDonald's. With that in mind, Her Majesty hired her own personal royal bra fitter sixty years ago and never looked back. Lillibet worked exclusively with high-end British retailer Rigby ...
The company which supplied lingerie to Queen Elizabeth II has lost its contract with Buckingham Palace after the owner published a book making references to the Royal family. Key points. Rigby & Peller loses its contract with the Royal family; It followed the company's former owner writing a book which ...
In other ways, however, Queen Elizabeth II is just like us. These photos showed how she travels by train, goes to the zoo, and even browses around Waitrose. Her diet is also pretty normal. She starts the day with tea and biscuits, and she's partial to a chicken salad for lunch. But where does the Queen get ...
Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was overheard asking if an onlooker was a “terrorist” on Sunday during an appearance at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham. The UK's The Mirror reports the 96-year-old Duke of Edinburgh was overheard asking his bodyguard “Is that a terrorist?
Queen Elizabeth II and senior members of the British royal family — along with newcomer Meghan Markle, an American actress engaged to Prince Harry — attended a Christmas church service on Monday as a crowd of local residents gathered. Markle smiled and gave a brief wave in her first public ...
The royal couple took the train from London's King's Cross Station to Norfolk's King's Lynn Station this morning, making their way to Sandringham House for the holidays. Photos show the couple stepping off the train, with the Queen wearing a long purple coat along with a scarf. Prince Philip, who wore a ...
But there's another royal couple who's just as worthy of your interest: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The royal couple ― William and Harry's grandparents ― aren't the most expressive pair in public (you won't see them engaging in PDA, like Meghan and Harry) but their love story is just about as ...
Princess Eugenie marries her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank on Oct. 12, and the event will bring together — for the first time in decades — many members of her father Prince Andrew's side of the family, and her mother Sarah Ferguson. To say there has been a lot of water under the bridge since the ...
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 ...
In a rare TV interview, the Queen has revealed what she remembers most about her coronation 65 years ago - and it's surprisingly un-glamourous. As part of the documentary "The Coronation", Queen Elizabeth II has revealed the difficult parts of her coronation and how she felt during the event.


 

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