There’s a Scandalous Story Behind How Queen Elizabeth Wound Up On the Throne

The Cheat Sheet - 29 days ago

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Queen Elizabeth has been reigning monarch of the United Kingdom for a record-breaking number of decades now — 66 years to be exact. And it’s hard to imagine a world without her on the throne, though sadly that time is coming soon enough. But some royal fans don’t realize that she almost didn’t become queen at all — and it’s only through one very romantic, slightly scandalous act that Elizabeth ever got to rule the nation.