40 Fascinating Facts About Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation
The Queen’s coronation took place on June 2, 1953 at Westminster Abbey. Read on to learn little-known facts about this...
This Is What It Was Really Like to See Queen Elizabeth in the 1950s
When her ship sailed in, the British public couldn't contain its excitement.
What It Takes to Be Royal: A Day in the Life of the Young Queen Elizabeth II
In 1957, Reader's Digest spent a day with the world's most influential royal. From how many dresses the Queen wears...
Why Queen Elizabeth Is the World’s Most Famous Introvert
Queen Elizabeth II comes under intense scrutiny, but despite being a classic introvert she handles the attention well.
9 Bizarre Exotic Animals Queen Elizabeth Has Received as Gifts
Kangaroos, elephants, and crocodiles, oh my! If you're going to meet the British monarch, you've got to bring a gift—and...
The Royal Family Once Hid Its Crown Jewels in a Cookie Tin—Here’s Why
And Queen Elizabeth II never knew!
This Is the Unusual Way Queen Elizabeth Beats Jet Lag
She certainly has some experience when it comes to travel.
The Surprisingly Simple Meal Queen Elizabeth Eats for Breakfast Every Day
Queen Elizabeth II can, in theory, eat anything she wants. But a former royal chef reveals that her favorite breakfast...
This Is How Many Places Around the World That Are Named after Queen Elizabeth II
Who knew it would be THIS many?!
This Is How Much Money Queen Elizabeth Forked over in Property Taxes Last Year
The taxes aren't steep, per se.
This Is the British Royal Family’s Official Hot Sauce of Choice—and Other Grocery Favorites
But does Queen Elizabeth carry it around in her purse?
This Is What Queen Elizabeth Really Listens to in Her Free Time
She has a VERY eclectic taste in music.
What Queen Elizabeth and Marilyn Monroe Have In Common—and 19 Other Surprising Historical Connections
Sometimes history plays funny tricks on us. Some animals we think of as prehistoric lived long enough to have their...
Here’s Why International Travel Is WAY Easier for Queen Elizabeth Than It Is for You
She doesn't need this one key item.
A Royal Chef Reveals Queen Elizabeth’s Favorite Chocolates—and Two Types She Never Eats
Find out where you can get your hands on her favorites.
No, Queen Elizabeth II Does Not Have Four Alcoholic Drinks Every Single Day
A former royal chef sets the record straight.
Why Queen Elizabeth Always Wears Gloves—and More Secrets from Her Glove Maker
It's not because they go with her outfits.
Queen Elizabeth Only Wears One Nail Polish—and It’s $9 a Bottle!
You could be wearing the same color right now.