Welsh corgis have always been the Queen’s favorite breed of dog. During her reign, Elizabeth has owned more than 30 corgis. The Queens's fondness for corgis was probably born when she was given one to look after for her fourteenth birthday in 1944. The Queen owns two Corgis at the momeent called Holly and Willow, as well as two Dorgis named Candy and Vulcan.
If Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge will ever become Queen, she would not be the first queen named Catherine. There have already been five queens called Catherine.
The Royals' surname is Mountbatten-Windsor.
What a surprise! Even the Queen has a nickname! When the Queen was a little child she wasn‘t able to pronounce Elizabeth properly and so always called herself Lilibet and the nickname stuck.
Queen Elizabeth II does not need a driver's license and is allowed to drive without one. Furthermore, the Queen does not need any form of official identification. She would probably get into any club she wants anyway...
Don‘t get jealous, but the Queen is not only allowed to wear a beautiful crown, she also celebrates her birthday twice a year! Once on 21st April, the day of her birth and then again on her official birthday, which is on the same day as the Trooping the Colour ceremony, which usually takes place in late May or June.
Believe it or not, Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip are actually related to each other. They had the same great-great-grandparents, Queen Victoria and King Albert. This makes Elizabeth and Philip third cousins.
Prince Charles met Lady Diana for the first time when she was only 16 years old, but tthey only became an item several years later. Their wedding took place on 29th July 1981...
Prince Harry is not really called Harry, but Henry! Or to be completely accurate, Charles Albert David Mountbatten-Windsor.
The Duchess of Cambridge and her family lived in Jordan for two years when she was growing up and moved back to the United Kingdom in the eighties. And it's good that he did, otherwise she would have never been able to meet the love of her life, Prince William, whilst at university.
Duchess Catherine has a degree in art history from the University of St. Andrews. During her time in Scotland, she met her present-day husband and the father of her two gorgeous children. Prince William first approached her in 2005.
Prince William graduated from St. Andrews University with a Master of Arts. At university, Prince William was not enrolled under his real name, but as William Wales.
The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William
After their wedding, Duchess Catherine and Prince William were kept extremely busy answering every single one of the 60000 letters sent to them congratulating them on their marriage!