84 Regal Facts About Queens That World Has Seen

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76Solomon

The book of Proverbs, which contains many maxims condemning adultery, was written by King Solomon who had 700 wives, 300 concubines, and an affair with the Queen of Sheba.


77. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark's illustrations was used for the Danish edition of "The Lord of the Rings" and she also said to have helped with the book's Danish translation.


78. Queen Elizabeth doesn't officially have a last name, just that she's from the "House of Windsor".


79. Johnny Depp and Queen Elizabeth are related.


80. Australia gave Queen Elizabeth 500 cases of tinned pineapple as a wedding gift in 1947.


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81Waddesdon Manor

Queen Victoria invited herself to Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, in 1890. A wonder of architecture and landscaping, she instead spent 10 minutes switching a chandelier on and off as she’d never seen electric lighting before.


82. In Tudor England, Queen Elizabeth would fine landowners £5 if they were not willing to grow Hemp (a variety of cannabis species).


83. Edward Oxford, the first guy to try and kill Queen Victoria reformed and became a house painter. After his release from prison, he moved to Australia and became a respected member of high society. He even attended the Queen's 70th birthday celebration.


84. In 2011, a Muslim man interrupted a music concert of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, asking her to convert to Islam. Some of the musicians walked off the stage.

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