Crown Jewels Hidden From Nazis in a Cookie Tin

World War II: Crown Jewels Hidden From Nazis in a Cookie Tin

World War II: Crown Jewels Hidden From Nazis in a Cookie Tin

Thompson even had a couple of corgis accompanying her in her royal week out, the signature companions of the real queen.

The version of the Imperial State Crown that the queen wore at the end of the ceremony was also donned by her father, George VI, at his coronation in 1937.

Queen Elizabeth, now 91, was just 25 when she became queen on the death of her father George VI in 1952, with the coronation taking place the following year. It had been "very unwieldy", she added.

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Despite the physical discomfort her coronation caused, the queen recognizes the event's significance.

"Horrible", she said of the ride in the four-tonne carriage from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, where English monarchs have been crowned since 1066.

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Prince Charles has previously spoken of how his mother had practised wearing the 2.2kg St Edward's Crown while he was being bathed.

The precious jewels that adorn the British crown were once stashed in biscuits to hide it from the Nazis during the Second World War. "We were only children then", the queen says in "The Coronation", according to Town and Country magazine. Credit Associated Press The crown could break your neck. Though it was known the jewels had been taken to the castle for safekeeping, details had not been widely discussed. Instead, the queen herself pulls the table towards her. Bruce said: "If you look very closely, the table suddenly just goes "woomf" and the crown "woomf" and the crown jeweller is left there with nothing and she says 'well you know, it's my crown'".

In addition, she sipped on the Queen's favorite cocktail - rumored to be a combination of gin with Dubonnet - although Thompson was not quite sold on the drink.

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Queen Elizabeth II is remarkably and unabashedly particular: For example, she's never wavered from the corgi breed when selecting the no less than 30 dogs she's owned during her reign, and has made a point to eat the same food-a slice of chocolate biscuit cake-every single day.

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