For this months 10 things on the 10th I have gone with a Patriotic theme to honour the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Here are 10 lesser known facts about the Queen.
2.The Queen doesn't have a passport & is the only person in Britain who can drive without a driving licence or car registration.
4.The Queen speaks fluent French & often uses it when she is with French-speaking ambassadors & heads of state.
5.The Queen has given regular Tuesday evening audiences to 12 Prime Ministers during her reign, from Winston Churchill to David Cameron.
7.Queen Elizabeth was 25 when she ascended to the throne in 1952, the same age as Elizabeth 1 was when she became Queen.
8.The Queen was the first female member of the Royal family to serve as a full-time active member of the armed forces, rather than having an honorary rank.
10.The Queen's love of corgis is well documented & she has owned more than 30 of them during her reign. She also introduced a new breed - the dorgi, a cross between a corgi & a dachshund.
Pop over to Shimelles blog to read a whole range of 10 on the 10th.
Many thanks for looking xxx
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