Queen Elizabeth II: Sixty Glorious Years

As the Monarch marks 60 years on the throne, we look back at a life of devotion to her country

The golden age of Elizabeth

When she became Queen at the age of 25, few could have imagined the lengthy and successful reign that lay ahead.Winston Churchill, however, predicted that Britain was about to a...

Diplomatic dressing and timeless elegance

The object of the national gaze for over half a century, the Queen has a vested interested in fashion, but knows exactly where to draw the line. "That's too chic...

Britain's young Princess ascends the throne

On the morning of February 6, 1952, while staying at Treetops resort in Kenya, Princess Elizabeth was informed by her husband Philip that her father, King George VI, had passed...

Balancing royal duty with maternal devotion

Much has been written about the Queen as a mother, especially after she became the first British monarch to see three of her children divorce. The truth is she was...

The love that stood the test of time

The 64-year union between the Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, is at the heart of a family which has endured through decades of change and controversy. Elizabeth first met...

An idyllic royal childhood

Little could the Princess born on April 21, 1926, have imagined that she would go on to become Queen Elizabeth II – much loved for her wisdom, steadfastness and enduring...



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