The UK just got a new version of the Queen's face on its coins. The Royal Mint unveiled the design on Monday, and it's only the fifth time in the Queen Elizabeth II's 63 years as monarch that the portrait has been redone. Here's howShow More Summary
The British royal family is offering one lucky person the opportunity to work for them.
Queen Elizabeth II will christen P&O Cruises’ new flagship Britannia in Southampton, England, on March 10. She will be accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
The history of Queen Elizabeth II's family is shrouded in mystery: citing the results of DNA tests as well as hereditary genetic disease, experts suggest that the House of Windsor has no rights to the British throne.
“Elephant” (1889), by Thomas Longmore and John Hénk Source: Thomas Goode & Co. Ltd., London “Queen Victoria” (1841), by Francis Chantrey Source: Royal Collection Trust/ Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014
Between driving stick, fixing old trucks, and scaring the hell out of sexist monarchs, the Queen's gearhead cred is firmly established. But Elizabeth II can't always be bothered to drive, so now's your chance to get up on all that sweet, juicy Royal gossip. Read more...
If you have a valid British driving license, professional driving experience, and the "ability to remain calm under pressure," Queen Elizabeth II might have a job for you, according to a listing spotted by Royal Central. The palace is seeking a chauffeur for the Queen, other royals, and their guests...
Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion Skepticism UK (from Dan) “Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.”” NORTH KOREA (from Ray) The recent history... (Read more...)
Does Queen Elizabeth II fart? And if so do her farts smell? This could be asked about other major world figures. But it seems like a partly apt question to ask about the highest ranking member of one of the great royal families The House of Windsor. Show More Summary
LONDON — Taking a quick family photo at a birthday is typical for most of us — not so much, though, if your family is the Royal family Prince Andrew uploaded an image of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, brother Prince Edward and sister-in-law...Show More Summary
Or so says Stephen Fry. Appearing as a guest on the Jonathan Ross Show to speak about his recent wedding, Fry revealed that the Queen, though officially politically neutral, is delighted with the turn of events in same-sex equality: It...
Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.” Or at least according to comedian/newlywed Stephen Fry. During an interview over the weekend, Fry explained how the 88-year-old monarch expressed her approval of gay marriage in July 2013 when signing the Marriage Act, which granted same-sex […]
They're not Federation credits or gold-pressed latinum, but if you're in the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, you can use these coins as legal tender. On one side of each dollar coin is the face of Elizabeth II, the Queen of Tuvalu. On the other is either Captain Kirk or the USS Enterprise. Show More Summary
On this day in 1952, King George VI died and his daughter, Princess Elizabeth, became Queen Elizabeth II. It’s called Accession Day and it’s usually marked with canon fire and small celebrations. Love live the Queen! The post Royal History: On This Day in 1952 Kind George VI Died and Elizabeth II Became Queen appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Friday marks the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II taking the throne. After King George VI passed away, she became queen on Feb. 6, 1952. Over the past six decades, Queen Elizabeth has witnessed much change across the world and within her own family, while always remaining a constant herself. Show More Summary
Queen Elizabeth II on Friday celebrated 63 years on the British throne as she neared the record set by Queen Victoria for the longest-reigning monarch. There will be a 41-gun salute by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery in London's Green Park, and a 62-gun salute by the Honourable Artillery Company at the Tower of London. Show More Summary
Prime Minister Tony Abbott celebrated Australia Day on Monday with two unusual decisions. First, he made Queen Elizabeth II's husband an Australian knight, then he referred to social media as "digital graffiti." The announcement that...Show More Summary
Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, currently has 11 separate honors listed in his full name. He's known as the Duke of Edinburgh, Baron Greenwich and a Knight of the Thistle, to list just a few. On Monday he received...Show More Summary
Queen Elizabeth II is a royal bad-ass. She drives stick, fixes trucks, and one time she took Saudi Arabia's late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on a joyride that had him begging her to slow down. Read more...
Kate Middleton is reportedly under orders from her husband's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, to be the perfect royal escort, but the strain is starting to show. Whether you call it "grin and bear it" or "keep calm and carry on," Kate...Show More Summary