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9 facts tagged with Monarchy Facts
Queen's Surprise Visit
A couple invited the Queen to their wedding as a joke, and she turned up.
When the current King of Thailand was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the hospital room in which he was born was declared Thai territory for the duration of the birth so that he could be born on 'Thai soil'.
Queen Elizabeth does not hold a passport. Since all British passports are issued in the queen’s name, she herself doesn't need one. She just has to say that she is the queen.
France’s King Louis XIV was offered biological weapons by an Italian chemist. He not only refused, but also paid the chemist an annual salary to never reveal the technology to anyone else.
Seven U.S. states are named after sovereigns - four kings and three queens.
Carrots were originally purple. The dutch monarch planted carrot seeds together until the carrots grew orange to match their royal color - The House of Orange. Orange carrots were a symbol of prestige.
Queen Elizabeth II served as a mechanic and driver in World War 2.
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has more money than Prince Harry, the Prince of Wales.