Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State (国家元首) of the United Kingdom, Head of the Commonwealth (英联邦) and Supreme Governor of the Church of England.Her reign (统治) began on the 6th February 1952.
Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-reigning monarch (君主), beating Queen Victoria’s record (打破…的记录) of 63 years and seven months on the throne. In 2017 she celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee (65 years on the throne), the first British monarch to do so.
The Royal Family
Prince of Wales
Charles, Prince of Wales, is the eldest (最年长的) son of Queen Elizabeth II and is heir (继承人) to the British throne. In fact, he has been heir to the throne since 1952 and is therefore the longest “heir” ever in British history!
Prince Charles was born in Buckingham Palace (白金汉宫). As a young man he went to Cambridge University (剑桥大学) before serving a tour of duty with the Royal Navy (海军).
In 1981 he married Lady Diana Spencer and they had two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. In 2005 he married Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and son of Prince Charles and Diana, and therefore is second in line to the British throne.
Prince William went to Eton and then on to St Andrew’s University, where he met his wife, Kate Middleton, whom he married in April 2011. After graduating he joined the military (军队), becoming a pilot (飞行员) and then getting his helicopter (直升飞机) wings too.
Prince William first went on a royal tour in 1983 at the tender age of 1, and he has been travelling with and for the royal family ever since, especially since turning 21, and is involved with many charities (慈善机构) and causes. He loves sport, playing polo (打马球), and is a keen (热衷的) football fan.
Prince George of Cambridge
Prince George was born on 22nd July 2013 to Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge. He is the third in line to the British throne and older brother to Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.
George’s full name is George Alexander Louis, and he is known formally as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
Rule No.1 They can’t call the Queen Grandma.
Rule No.2 They have to go through etiquette training.
王室小朋友必须接受礼仪训练 (etiquette training), 从吃饭到说话音量音调、鞠躬、屈膝都要熟练掌握。
Rule No.3 Two heirs can’t travel together.
Rule No.4 Boys should wear shorts.
Rule No.5 And girls should wear dresses.
除此之外，不能收别人的礼物、不能玩“大富翁”，不能吃壳类海鲜… … 做一个Royal family child也是非常不容易的~
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