DID YOU KNOW?
Every Tuesday the Queen is visited by the Prime Minister
As Head of State, The Queen maintains close contact with the Prime Minister, with whom she has a weekly audience when she is in London.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have been married for 60 years They were married on 20 November 1947 in Westminster Abbey.
The Queen favourite pet are her Corgis
The Queen has owned more than 30 corgis during her reign, starting with Susan who was a present for her 18th birthday in 1944. A good proportion of these have been direct descendants from Susan. Her Majesty currently has five corgis – Monty, Willow, Holly, Emma and Linnet.
The Queen sends a telegraph to people who read the grand age of 100 years
The Queen has sent 100,000 telegrams to centenarians in the UK and the Commonwealth.
The Queen sends a telegraph to couples celebrating their diamond wedding aniversary.
The Queen has sent more than 280,000 telegrams to couples in the UK and the Commonwealth celebrating their diamond wedding (60 years) anniversary.
The Queen has two birthdays
The Queen’s real birthday is on 21 April, but it is celebrated officially in June.
Every year the Queen opens Parliament
The Queen has opened Parliament every year except 1959 and 1963, when she was expecting Prince Andrew and Prince Edward respectively.
The Queen has 9 Royal Thrones
One at the House of Lords, two at Westminster Abbey, and six in the throne room at Buckingham Palace.
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