Two new images of Queen Elizabeth II by Chris Levine, who has a show opening today in London.
Presumably the diamonds are well guarded © Do-Hyun Kim It’s important to be on good terms with one’s neighbours, and since Legoland is in the same neck of the woods as Queen Elizabeth II’s residence at Windsor Castle, it makes sense that they would want to pay tribute to her. A new model has been [...]
On May 31, 2013, asteroid 1998 QE2, which is believed to be about 1.7 miles (2.7 kilometers) or nine Queen Elizabeth 2 ship-lengths in size, will sail serenely past Earth, getting no closer than about 3.6 million miles (5.8 million....
At the age of 15, King Edward VI was dying. For his last act as king, he excluded both of his half-sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, from the line of succession. (To get Mary out of the line, he had to ditch them both.) His Protestant cousin,...Show More Summary
A week ago I posted news of a postcard-sized miniature of Queen Elizabeth I attributed to Isaac Oliver and dated circa 1590 (CLICK). It shows the Queen and Greek goddesses Hera, Athena and Aphrodite. There can be no doubt that the miniature...Show More Summary
Book Mrs Queen Takes The Train by William Kuhn. An Elizabeth II novel. One is utterly amused. Music Linda Draper- Sleepwalker from her new album Edgewise (out May 21st). I heard the song the other night on WFUV and I can't wait till iTunes have it. Perfume Histoires de Parfums- 1740 Marquis de Sade. Show More Summary
Will the royal baby be born during Queen Elizabeth's Coronation Festival in July?
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Queen Elizabeth wore this raincoat today in England.Cowabunga, Your Majesty!
Prince William and Kate Middleton have poached a housekeeper from Queen Elizabeth.
Earlier this week, Helen Mirren took a brief step outside of the Gielgud Theatre in London, dressed as Queen Elizabeth II, to scold a group of LGBT musicians making a ruckus on the sidewalk out front. Today, she wants you to know that she wasn’t attacking their cause—she just hates loud music (and frankly can [...]
In July of 2012, a previously unknown miniature depicting Queen Elizabeth I as the central figure in a reimagining of the Judgment of Paris sold at Christie’s for $453,833, five times its pre-sale estimate. It was purchased by an art dealer who arranged for its sale to the National Portrait Gallery. Although the NPG has [...]
This postcard-sized miniature of Queen Elizabeth I turned up in a house clearance sale. It is attributed to Isaac Oliver and dated circa 1590 (CLICK). The National Portrait Gallery in London snapped it up for £329,000 and will show it in the autumn in its exhibition Elizabeth I & Her People (CLICK). Show More Summary
Kate Middleton and Prince William are putting the finishing touches on their new home, and that includes hiring their housekeeper. Will and Kate have hired Antonella Fresolone, one Queen Elizabeth's housekeepers, to run their abode in Apartment 1a in Kensington Palace, which they will move into in the Fall. Show More Summary
Ending four decades of perfect attendance, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the biennial meeting of Commonwealth leaders later this year as part of a rethink by palace officials of long-distance travel and public events for the 87-year-old monarch. Prince Charles will take his mother’s place at the November gathering in Sri Lanka, a boost in [...]
Helen Mirren is a great actress with a good sense of humor, a fantastic rack, and, evidently, a bit of a temper. Last weekend, when her highly acclaimed theatrical performance as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience” was interrupted by loud drumming outside the theater, a pissed-off Helen dashed right out … wig, pearls, and all … and told the drummers [...]Show More Summary
Often what British royals do is far more consequential than what they say. At tomorrow’s State Opening of Parliament, Queen Elizabeth II will read out her government’s agenda for the coming session, this time expected to include immigration...Show More Summary
God save the Queen anyone who pisses off the Queen! Helen Mirren reprised her role as Queen Elizabeth II for the award-winning stage production of The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre in London this weekend! But the real show took place outside where the actress told off a group of noisy drummers! The street performers were apparently [...]
(LONDON) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth heads of government meeting — the first time she’s missed the biennial session since 1971. The queen has long been a major supporter of the 54-nation Commonwealth,...Show More Summary