King Egbert (802-839).  House of Wessex. First recognized King of all of England. Queen Elizabeth II's 34th great-grandfather. During the late 8th century, when King Offa of Mercia ruled most of England, Egbert lived in exile at the court of Charlemagne. Egbert regained his kingdom in 802. Succeeded by son Aethelwulf, father of Alfred the Great.

King Egbert (802-839). House of Wessex. First recognized King of all of England. Queen Elizabeth II's 34th great-grandfather. During the late 8th century, when King Offa of Mercia ruled most of England, Egbert lived in exile at the court of Charlemagne. Egbert regained his kingdom in 802. Succeeded by son Aethelwulf, father of Alfred the Great.

Elizabeth the first.  Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

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Elizabeth the first. Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

60th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II 34p Stamp (1986) Queen Elizabeth II in 1928, 1942 and 1952

60th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II 34p Stamp (1986) Queen Elizabeth II in 1928, 1942 and 1952

Photograph of Princess Elizabeth (b. 1926), later Queen Elizabeth II, with Princess Margaret (1930-2002). Princess Margaret is sitting on “Peggy”, a Shetland pony, while Princess Elizabeth is holding the reins, 1934.

Photograph of Princess Elizabeth (b. 1926), later Queen Elizabeth II, with Princess Margaret (1930-2002). Princess Margaret is sitting on “Peggy”, a Shetland pony, while Princess Elizabeth is holding the reins, 1934.

1960's: Dinner. Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) (1926-living2013) UK & Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten, born Prince Philip of Greece) (1921-living2013) Greece, 1960's, by unknown artist.

1960's: Dinner. Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) (1926-living2013) UK & Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten, born Prince Philip of Greece) (1921-living2013) Greece, 1960's, by unknown artist.

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