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Royal Quiz!


How well do you know our Royal family?


We were chatting in the Laterlife offices the other day about who is in line to the throne and checking it out, the British line of Succession comes up with a few surprises. 

For instance, Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, is now 12th in line and Prince Harry is now fifth (full details at bottom here).

So we thought it could be fun to check up on a few other aspects….how do you do in the quiz below?

  1. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born in May 2015. What are her two middle names?

  2. Who is the Countess of Strathearn?

  3. In which year did Prince Charles marry Diana?

  4. For nearly 50 years, between 1953 and 2002, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, had a London home. What was it?

  5. Who wrote the 1989 children’s book Budgie the Little Helicopter?

  6. What is the Duchess of Cambridge’s mother’s first name?

  7. After the birth of Princess Charlotte last May, 2015, who became the second female in line of succession to the throne?

  8. What was the big royal announcement announced in July 1947?

  9. How many monarchs have there been since William the Conqueror obtained the crown of England?

  10. The Duchess of Cambridge graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2005. What was her subject?
  11.  

  12. And a final question…most of us recognise Buckingham Palace but can you name this London Royal Residence?

 

THE SUCCESSION TO THE BRITISH THRONE THREW UP A FEW SURPRISES…

Line of Succession to the British Throne…

  1. Charles, Prince of Wales (b. 1948), eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II

  2. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (b. 1982), elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales

  3. Prince George of Cambridge (b. 2013), son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

  4. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (b. 2015), daughter of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

  5. Prince Henry of Wales (b. 1984), younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales

  6. Prince Andrew, Duke of York (b. 1960), second son of Queen Elizabeth II

  7. Princess Beatrice of York (b. 1988), elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York

  8. Princess Eugenie of York (b. 1990), younger daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York

  9. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (b. 1964), youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II

  10. James, Viscount Severn (b. 2007), son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

  11. Lady Louise Windsor (b. 2003), daughter of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

  12. HRH Princess Anne, Princess Royal (b. 1950), daughter of Queen Elizabeth II

  13. Peter Phillips (b. 1977), son of Anne, Princess Royal

  14. Savannah Phillips (b. 2010), elder daughter of Peter Phillips

  15. Isla Phillips (b. 2012), younger daughter of Peter Phillips

  16. Zara Tindal (Phillips) (b. 1981), daughter of Anne, Princess Royal

  17. Mia  Grace Tindall (b. 2014), daughter of Zara Phillips

  18. David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (b. 1961)

  19. Hon. Charles Armstrong Jones (b. 1999)

  20. Margarita Armstrong-Jones (b. 2002)

  21. Lady Sarah Chatto (b. 1964)

  22. Samuel Chatto (b. 1996)

  23. Arthur Chatto (b. 1999)

  24. HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (b. 1944)

  25. Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster (b. 1974)

  26. Xan Windsor, Lord Culloden (b. 2007)

  27. Lady Cosima Windsor (b. 2010)

  28. Lady Davina Lewis (b. 1977)

  29. Senna Lewis (b. 2010)

  30. Tane Mahuta Lewis (b. 2012)

 


Answers

  1. Elizabeth Diana

  2. The Duchess of Cambridge

  3. 1981

  4. Clarence House

  5. Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York

  6. Carole (Middleton)

  7. Princess Beatrice of York

  8. The engagement between Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten RN

  9. The Queen is the fortieth monarch

  10. She gained a 2.1 in the History of Art

  11. Kensington Palace

 


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