Queen’s Birthday

Today is the holiday for the Queen’s “official” birthday (though not her actual birthday). The tradition of celebrating the British monarch’s birthday around summer began with King George II in 1748, largely to ensure fine weather for the occasion.

I’m not a passionate monarchist, but I’m a big fan of public holidays, whatever the reason!

Queen_Elizabeth_II_1959 Queen Elizabeth II Vladimir Tiara, Queen Victoria Jubilee Necklace, the blue Garter Riband, Badge and Garter Star and the Royal Family Orders of King George V and

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