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Meet All of Queen Elizabeth II’s Grandchildren

Everyone knows about Prince William and Prince Harry, and plenty have heard of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. But Queen Elizabeth II has four other grandchildren, for a grand total of eight, along with 12 great-grandchildren.

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9 Reasons Queen Elizabeth II Will Never Step Down From the Throne

As Queen Elizabeth approaches her mid-90s, some people are asking if she would ever abdicate the throne.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip: Their Love Story

The romance of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip spanned decades. Find out how they met, fell in love, and built...

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How King George VI, the Father of Queen Elizabeth II, Prepared His Daughter for the Throne

Queen Elizabeth is one of British history's most beloved monarchs. Here's how her father prepared her for a long and...

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18 Things That Will Happen Once Queen Elizabeth II Dies

Queen Elizabeth's death is one thing the British people—and royal watchers across the pond—don't want to think about. But the...

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The British Royal Family Tree and Complete Line of Succession

Succession to the crown is dictated, first and foremost, by birth order on the royal family tree—although that wasn't always...

What Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana’s Relationship Was Like

The royal women have been portrayed as having a frosty relationship, but how did Queen Elizabeth and Princess Diana really...

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What Will Happen When Prince Charles Becomes King?

When the Queen passes, will Prince Charles become king? Here's what to know about the Prince of Wales' eventual ascension...

Queen Elizabeth II Congratulates Reader’s Digest on 100 Years

Here's what Queen Elizabeth II had to say about Reader's Digest's milestone anniversary.

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Queen Elizabeth II: 33 Facts About Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II might seem silent and reserved, but the life of Britain's sovereign is far from quiet.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Role in Government—and 28 Things She Has the Power to Do

What does the queen of England do, exactly? A lot more than you might think, considering she doesn't actually rule...

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This Is What Queen Elizabeth II Gives Her Staff for Christmas

All palace employees receive a little something special from the Queen herself.

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30 Photos of a Young Queen Elizabeth Before She Ruled the United Kingdom

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the United Kingdom's longest reigning monarch, having ascended the throne in 1952 at age...

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About Prince Philip

He was so much more than Queen Elizabeth II's husband.

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Why Prince Phillip Wasn’t King of England—Explained

Sixty-seven years ago, Princess Elizabeth ascended the throne to become Queen Elizabeth II, while her husband, Prince Philip, remained a...

13 Things That Will Happen When Prince Philip Dies

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 99 on April 9, 2021. Here's...

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Why Queen Elizabeth II Has Owned So Many Corgis

The Queen loves her corgis so much, she even calls them "family." But why does she have such an affinity...

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What “The Crown” Gets Wrong About the British Royal Family

The popular Netflix drama about the life of Queen Elizabeth II is historical fiction. The question is, how much is...

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Why Does Queen Elizabeth Have Two Birthdays?

Just another perk of being Queen of the United Kingdom.

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The Man Who Always Travels with Queen Elizabeth II (Hint: It’s Not Prince Philip)

Let’s just say he has his bagpipes in tow wherever they go!

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6 Ways Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her Staff Secret Messages

She sure knows how to make a graceful exit.

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How Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Are Secretly Related

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh have been married for 72 years,...

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This Is the Only President Queen Elizabeth II Didn’t Meet with During Her Reign

Her Majesty has met 12 presidents during her reign—except for this one!

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9 Foods Queen Elizabeth II Would Never, Ever Eat

Finally, we know what isn't fit for a queen.

12 Royal Style Secrets You Didn’t Know Until Now

When fashion designer, Afa Ah Loo, was invited by Queen Elizabeth II to present his tropics-inspired fashion, he was beyond...

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Why Queen Elizabeth II Was the Last to Know She’d Become Queen

At the precise moment then-Princess Elizabeth became Queen in 1952, she was not present in Britain to literally "ascend the...

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Why Queen Elizabeth II Doesn’t Serve One of Meghan Markle’s Favorite Foods

Meghan Markle must be sad that she can't enjoy this food anymore...