The British Royal Family is over 1000 years old. Queen Elizabeth is the 54th monarch since King Alfred in the ninth century.
The Queen lives in Buckingham Palace in London. She also spends time in two other castles is England. She stays in Balmoral Castle in Scotland in the summer.
Her husband is Prince Philip. They have got four children and seven grandchildren. The Queen’s eldest son is Prince Charles. He has got two sons from his marriage to Princess Diana (1961-1997). Charles is now married to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
The Queen works very hard. She visits a lot of different countries and she welcomes hundreds of visitors to Buckingham Palace every year. She is head of 620 charities. She also discusses politics with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom every Tuesday.
The Queen loves dogs and horses. At the moment, she has got 14 dogs and 30 racehorses. The Queen hasn’t got a lot of free time, but she loves going to the horse races in May and June.
True or false?
The British Royal Family is over 1000 years old.
The Queen lives in Buckingham Palace in Manchester.
Her husband is Prince Philip.
The Queen’s eldest son is Prince Charles.
Charles is now married to Camilla.
She also discusses politics with the Prime Minister.
The Queen goes to Scotland in the summer.
Camilla is Charles’ sister.
Charles has 2 sons.