Queen II, the second longest-reigning monarch in world history, who died recently. Elizabeth was sent off on her last journey. While the world press has been shaking with her death for days, many unknown details about him have started to come to light recently. Here are the interesting habits of the Queen, who has been on the throne for 70 years, and the unknowns about her.
1- THE BANANA WAS EATED WITH A FORK AND KNIFE
Queen After Elizabeth’s death, all of her former employees who worked with her for years gave unique information about the Queen. At the beginning of this information was his eating style and preferences. Queen of Elizabeth’s most important characteristics was that she never ate a banana directly by peeling it. One of the former royal chiefs reported that the Queen always cuts a banana with a knife and eats it with a fork, never biting into a banana.
2- SHE DID NOT HAVE A LICENSE
II. Queen II, who drove trucks in World War II and was often seen on camera while driving. Elizabeth was a good driver. She never took a written test to drive, she. It is known that the Queen is the only person in the UK who does not need a driver’s license to drive on public roads.
3- THE SPECIALLY RECIPEED EGG WAS ESSENTIAL
Queen II, who loves to consume eggs for breakfast. Elizabeth had a special egg recipe. According to the information given by one of the Queen’s former staff, lemon peel and coconut oil were added to the egg that was nearing cooking. Coconut and eggshell eggs were the Queen’s favorite breakfast item.
4- NEVER WITH A PICKLE!
Queen II, who made it her motto to wake up fresh for the day. Elizabeth had a habit of waking up every morning with a bagpipe. Even during the days she died in her home in Balmoral, Scotland, she was awakened at 7:30 a.m. every morning by the sound of bagpipes playing under the window of her room. The 15-minute bagpipe concert kept the Queen fit so she could better focus on her daily work.
5- HE DID NOT EAT THE CRUST OF BREAD
Another piece of information known to very few people is Queen II. Elizabeth had never eaten crusty bread in her life. The Queen, who especially loved to eat sandwiches, always preferred sandwiches made with the inside of the bread. Royal chef Owen Hodgson, who worked with the Queen in the 90s, shared in a memoir that the Queen once warned him about a crustacean sandwich and told him how to make a sandwich.
6- She has Her Own Dolphins and Whales
All swans living in UK waters are Queen Elizabeth II. It belonged to Elizabeth. So much so that it was legally considered a crime to interfere with any of the swans living in these waters. The Queen’s swans were famous, but swans were not all she had. It also had whales and dolphins known as ‘royal fish’ living in UK waters. Harming royal fish in any way was a crime, just as harming swans.
7- THERE WAS 30 MORE CHILDREN
Queen Elizabeth had a total of four children. However, she was the godmother of 30 children besides her four children. Among them was Earl Spencer, brother of his ex-bride Lady Diana. It is not known who the other godchildren are, but Earl Spencer is Queen of the II. She did not leave Elizabeth alone even on her last journey.
8- SHE DID NOT HAVE A PASSPORT
The Queen did not need a license to drive, nor did she have a passport, and she never needed a passport in her life. She did not need to obtain this document as her passport and driver’s license were issued in his name in the UK. This is a feature that only belongs to the rulers.
9- SHE LOVED SHINING DRESSING
Queen II, who is often reflected in the cameras with colorful clothes and specially designed hats. Elizabeth loved and cared about wearing brightly colored clothes. The Queen, who preferred bright and even neon colors so that people could see her, especially in crowded ceremonies and meetings, where she mingled with the public, was very sensitive in this regard. It was important to him that everyone could see him and be noticed in the crowd.
10- COUPONS FOR HER BRIDAL
II. Queen Elizabeth II married Prince Philip shortly after World War II. Elizabeth had implemented some austerity measures, albeit the Princess, in the difficult conditions of the period. So much so that Queen II. Elizabeth had thought of purchasing her wedding dress with coupons she had accumulated designed for brides. There is no such practice today, of course, but in those years, the British government distributed coupons to brides who were going to get married. Even the British government, Queen II. She also gave Elizabeth an extra 200 coupons for her wedding dress. However, it was said that royal family members were not able to accept any gifts from the public, so the Queen returned the coupons given to her as a gesture. After returning the coupons, the Queen, who agreed to wear a very plain and ordinary wedding dress, was presented with a stunning Chinese silk wedding dress by Norman Hartnell and Queen II. Elizabeth had to wear that dress at her wedding. However, the memories remained to collect coupons for her wedding dress as a commoner rather than her wedding dress.