Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

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More Than a Symbol

She united and guided Britain through so much history–good times and bad.


She Modernized the Monarchy

1 hour ago | Queen Elizabeth II: A Life in Photos: The longest-reigning monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth II was born in 1926 and was crowned in 1953. — Photo gallery below mostly from this Wall Street Journal article.

She Had Her Own Style


She Loved Horses


She Loved Dogs


Most of All She Loved People


She Knew How to Tackle A Crisis

She helped steer her nation, and indeed the world, through tough times and always with elegance and grace reminding everyone this too will pass and we will be together again.

‘We will meet again’ – The Queen’s Coronavirus broadcast | BBC
4,586,445 viewsStreamed live on Apr 5, 2020

When she made a miss step with being too reserved after Diana’s death, she didn’t double down and insist she was right. She pivoted and changed. She showed us how to grow throughout one’s life, be it long or short.

UK LONDON QUEEN ADDRESSES NATION ON DEATH OF PRINCESS DIANA
15,326 views, Aug 2, 2019

Archival Footage of Queen Elizabeth

Here are some older archival footage of the young Queen Elizabeth II. She lived through some of the greatest changes of the modern world and she showed how to lead a nation not through intimidation, lies, strong-arm tactics, but by listening, being present, keeping her heart open, being willing to change, admitting mistakes, and loving her people, her family, and indeed, the world in all its diversity and wonder.

Archive footage shows life of young Queen Elizabeth II on 94th birthday | ABC News
222,014 views, Apr 21, 2020
The Christmas Broadcast, 1957
5,088,043 views, Dec 20, 2007
The Crown: Princess Elizabeth’s 21st Birthday Speech (1947) | British Pathé
392,894 views, Apr 13, 2014
This Was Queen Elizabeth II’s First Speech
324,713 views, Aug 4, 2017
Queen Elizabeth II: Long Live The Queen (1952) | British Pathé
217,046 views, Apr 13, 2014
FUNERAL OF KING GEORGE VI (Elizabeth’s father)
548,049 views, Jul 21, 2015
The Queen As A Child
27,290 views, Premiered Jun 1, 2022
Our Royal Family At Home (1937)
57,689 views, Apr 13, 2014
Royal Sisters: Queen Elizabeth II & Princess Margaret
256,881 views, May 6, 2012
Harvest Time On A Royal Estate (1943)
33,636 views, Apr 13, 2014

Balancing Duty With Family Was Hard


She Was A Unifying Force


Leaders Around the World Remember Her

1 hour ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Tweets Condolences | Wall Street Journal | 9/8/22
Wall Street Journal | Former U.S. Presidents Mourn Death of Queen Elizabeth II
By Alex Leary | 9/8/22
Wall Street Journal | 9/8/22

Line of Succession

48 min ago | CNN | This is what the royal line of succession looks like

Music of Feature Animation:

God Save Our Queen (British National Anthem)The Royal British Choir[1] God Save Our Queen (British National Anthem)    2:23


She modernized the monarchy and harmonized the world. She never stopped learning, growing, and changing. She will be missed.

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