Diamond Jubilee: Surprising facts about Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years
Catharine M. HammAmericans may be more enamored of the royal family than the Brits. There is something so delightfully, well, foreign about the concept, and something so endearingly stuffy about a monarch who is always perfectly groomed and a perfect lady.
As Californians, don't you long to see her in shorts and flip-flops just once? Probably not going to happen. But we imagine you'll see her in a slightly new light after you take this quiz about a queen who became queen only because her uncle abdicated to marry the woman he loved.
Here are some tidbits, with thanks to Encyclopedia Britannica, Kenneth Kidd's article in the Toronto Star and the official website of the British monarchy.
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"Diamond Jubilee: Surprising facts about Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2012. Consulté le 29/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/diamond-jubilee-surprising-facts-about-queen-elizabeth-ii-s-60-years