10:55 PM EDT 10/02/2015
Queen Elizabeth II
Originally posted 09/03/2015 06:25PM
From Helen Mirren (twice!) to Emma Thompson, the Queen has been a screen star throughout her reign
Originally posted 09/08/2015 11:45AM
Her cousin calls it a "landmark", a palace staffer a "milestone," but officially for Queen Elizabeth, her spokespeople say, it is "business as usual."
Originally posted 09/03/2015 06:00PM
She has spent the vast majority of her life as a monarch, but for her first 26 years, she was simply a princess
Originally posted 09/02/2015 05:25PM
She is about to break the record for the longest-reigning British monarch in history, and for Queen Elizabeth, it's all about consistency.
Originally posted 09/03/2015 06:50PM
As she quietly prepares to pass the record as the longest-reigning British monarch on September 9, Queen Elizabeth can count on the support of her mainstay of even longer: Prince Philip.
Originally posted 09/04/2015 03:50PM
On September 9, the Queen will officially become the longest-reigning monarch in British history, beating out previous record-holder Queen Victoria, whose reign lasted for 23,226 days, 16 hours and 23 minutes.
Originally posted 09/04/2015 04:30PM
One of the perks of being Queen is having your choice of gorgeous jewels and sparkling tiaras, but all that accessorizing can come at a price.
Originally posted 09/04/2015 02:00PM
New Queen Elizabeth-themed cornflakes are now available at a cafe in Manchester
Queen Elizabeth Is a Downton Abbey Superfan! (and 6 Other Surprises About the Record-Breaking Monarch)
Originally posted 09/03/2015 10:30AM
Trust us, Lady Mary maniacs: You don't know Downton Abbey like Queen Elizabeth knows Downton Abbey.
Originally posted 09/01/2015 04:25PM
It's 68 years old, scary to look at, available to purchase and (evidently) safe to eat.
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