- Buckingham Palace does not have air conditioning
- King Edward VIII, while Prince of Wales, was the first member of the royal family to make a public broadcast on October 7, 1922.
- The Queen does not vote
- The Queen does not require a drivers licence
- The Duke of Edinburgh is currently the oldest member of the royal family.
- The Queen received 20,000 birthday cards and 17,000 emails on her recent 80th birthday.
© Marilyn Braun 2006