29 janvier 2012

Who wants to abolish the Monarchy ?

On February the 6th, 1952, Princess Elizabeth, the King's eldest child, was in Kenya with her husband Philip. It was him who had to tell her the news : her father, King George VI had just died. Past the grief of a 25-year-old daughter, Elizabeth knew from then what would soon be upon her head : one of the world's most prestigious crowns. Being the head of state, the figurehead of dozens of nations, including the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. From now, she would be The Queen. This was 60 years ago. Queen Elizabeth II is still... [Lire la suite]