Queen Elizabeth II – WSJ

A curiosity of history is that the two most notable British monarchs of the past 200 years have been women: Victoria, who was Queen from 1837 to 1901 and shaped Britain’s rise to prominence in the Victorian era; and Elizabeth IIwho became queen in 1952 and died on Thursday aged 96 after an exemplary reign in an era that tested British unity and steadfastness.

Americans these days think of the British monarchy in terms of celebrity and family melodrama: Diana and Karl, Prince Andrew and Jeffrey EpsteinHarry and Megan MarkleEscape from her royal duties for a life in North America.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/queen-elizabeth-ii-britain-monarchy-11638888415 Queen Elizabeth II – WSJ

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