wooHen, on her 21st birthday, the future Elizabeth II devoted her life to her future subjects, her words not spoken lightly. For one word that sums up his long reign is “dedication”. There was no other option for the late queen. For 70 years and more, her royal duties and the needs of her subjects were her top priority, and she was a shining example to everyone in public service and indeed in all walks of life.
Elizabeth II may have dressed well, embodying all her best and most cherished values to middle-class England, but she was a modernist. Though raised in the Victorian tradition, it was she – with the support of Prince Philip – who created a monarchy for the 21st century, with accessibility being the key word. The queen staged a walkout so that her subjects and many others could meet her and other members of her family. She opened Buckingham Palace and Sandringham House to the public and sanctioned exhibitions that contained fascinating, even intimate, insights into her public and private life.
By 1969, he authorized the film royal familyAnd then they allowed unprecedented access for photographers and filmmakers, while being mindful of constitutional historian Walter Bezhot’s order not to let too much daylight on the magic.
Credit: www.independent.co.uk /