8 amazing facts you never knew about the Queen

    A young Queen Elizabeth II filmed for British Pathé News
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    Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Take a look at some interesting facts about her life from the British Pathé archives.

    Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II acceded the throne on 6 February 1952. She is the longest-reigning British monarch in history and the first to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee in 2017.  Her face is ubiquitous, printed on bank notes, stamps and memorabilia across Britain, the Commonwealth and beyond. But how much do you really know about her long and fascinating life? We delved into the British Pathé archives to find out more…

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