Few Things You Might Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II

  • She wore braces on her teeth

Her Majesty, The Queen Elizabeth II reveals the secret to her famous smile. She shares that once upon a time she wore braces on her teeth. She paid a visit to the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals on Wednesday 19th February 2020 where she chatted with some children being fitted for braces.

  • She Didn’t Have A Passport

I learnt that when you’re the Queen of England, things like passports don’t matter. The reason is all British passports are issued in the name of Her Majesty, so according to the British Monarchy “it is unnecessary for The Queen to possess one.” Elizabeth was also exempt from having a driver’s license

  • The Queen Had Been Driving For 70 Years!

Queen Elizabeth II learned to drive in 1945, and was often seen driving her royal Range Rover around England!

  • She Drove A Truck During the War

During World War II the Queen wasn’t driving a posh Range Rover, she was sitting behind the wheel of a truck! Fact: Elizabeth donned a pair of coveralls and trained in London as a mechanic and military truck driver.

  • Elizabeth II The Only Female Royal to Join the Army

Queen Elizabeth II may have looked frail in her later years but she was very mobile back in the day when she joined the army, landing her the title of being the only female member of the royal family to have entered the armed forces.

  • Her Guilty Pleasure Was ‘Downton Abbey’

It may not come as a surprise that the Queen of England loved one of the country’s most successful TV shows. The Queen watched the show so closely that she was able to find faults in some of the episodes. According to a source, “The Queen did notice on one episode that there was a young so-called British officer wearing medals which had not been awarded when he was supposed to be alive.”

  • Elizabeth Celebrated Two Birthdays

Although Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday is April 21, she also celebrated her birthday day in June where she was joined by the whole Royal Family.


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