«It’s easy to break the neck of»: Elizabeth II complained of his crown

Queen Elizabeth II admitted that suffers in the Royal crown, which weighs about 1.3 kg. she said this in an interview to the BBC during the filming of the documentary.

Elizabeth said that when wearing his crown, you can’t even look at his feet.

«The crown could not read it, so as to lower the head down very hard. Moreover, you can easily break your neck,» she said.

Queen added that in spite of everything, not to diminish the importance of the crown of the British monarchy.

The crown which is usually worn for the coronation and for the annual opening ceremony of the British Parliament, has been adapted for Queen Elizabeth II after the death of her father, king George VI.

The crown is decorated with precious stones: diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, rubies, and pearls.

The ceremony of the coronation of Elizabeth II took place on 2 June 1953, but in fact she became Queen on 6 February 1952, the day of the death of his father, king George VI. As a monarch, which is the longest stays on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria in 2015.

In February 2017, it said «sapphire» anniversary – 65 years on the throne.

«It’s easy to break the neck of»: Elizabeth II complained of his crown 12.01.2018

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