The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II


When thinking of the Queen our first image is one of dignity and authority. She is the very definition of majesty: the British monarch, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and the head of the Commonwealth. But as anyone who knows her will tell you, in person she has a wicked sense of humour.

Occasionally unintentional (when meeting guitar legend Eric Clapton she enquired 'Have you been playing a long time?'), sometimes cannily astute ('I have to be seen to be believed') and at times downright silly (nicely demonstrated when staff at Balmoral discovered the Queen jumping up and down with glee exclaiming 'I've won, I've won!' after hearing that England had

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ISBN:

9781782433651

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Pop Culture

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 August 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Karen Dolby