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The Queen was 13 when World War II broke out on 3rd September 1939, and was staying at Balmoral in Scotland with her parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later to be the Queen Mother) and her sister Margaret, then aged 9. Like everyone else in Britain, the war had a profound effect on her life, especially...

It is a little known fact that most of the European, and even a lot of other international Monarchs are related to The Queen of the United Kingdom. This...

As Sovereign, Her Majesty The Queen is considered font of all honour in the United Kingdom. She has ultimate authority over issuing honours and titles...

On this very day in 1952, King George VI of the United Kingdom had died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 56 after a long battle with lung cancer....

There’s no denying that for a lot of Brits, one of the most stirring and patriotic sounds is the sound of our national anthem, God Save The Queen,...

The United Kingdom has a funny old legal system. About 20% of it is made up by traditions which don’t necessarily mean much, but add colour and spectacle...

This month, on the 6th to be precise, we celebrate 61 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This month’s quiz is based around how Queen Elizabeth came to the throne and the things that changed as her reign begun as well as some deeper history questions. Tell us how you did and what you thought of the quiz in the comments box below. ...

This Monday, the University Of Leicester are to announce whether the bones found in a Leicester car park in September belong to England’s last King...

This article is a composition of our five favourite lesser-known traditions in the British Monarchy. Some of you may have heard of some of these, others...

And so we come to the last in our series of 5 Moments That Defined The British Monarchy. We hope you have enjoyed the series and found it informative –...