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Queen Elizabeth Gears Up to Visit Game of Thrones Set

Queen Elizabeth to Visit Game of Thrones Set in Northern Ireland
Queen Elizabeth (left) and Game of Thrones' Lena Headey
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06/19/2014 AT 03:10 PM EDT

Talk about a royal tour!

It looks like Queen Elizabeth might be a Game of Thrones fan. While non-royal die-hards have to wait months to get their weekly GoT fix, Her Majesty – along with husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – will be sailing onto the Belfast set for a sneak peak of where season 5 will be shot during her tour of Ireland next week.

"As part of the visit to Northern Ireland The Queen and The Duke will tour the @GameOfThrones set in the Titanic quarter," the British monarchy's official Twitter account announced Wednesday. In true Twitter fashion, the royal note was signed off with an obligatory #GoT hashtag.

As for connections to the real crown, Emilia Clarke's character, Daenerys Targaryen, is based on Queen Elizabeth I, according to Time, as both are "well-armed, power-hungry single ladies." Maybe the current Queen will inspire a Thrones character of her own?



Game of Thrones was recently renewed by HBO for seasons five and six.

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