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Engraving of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, King of the Anglo-Saxons. Bust length with curled hair, beard, crown, and mantle. Within an oval border surrounded by ornaments. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016

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from Express.co.uk

From 1953 to today: Every year of the Queen's reign celebrated in pictures

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's family tree from Queen Victoria. HUGE mistake made in Philip's line...the photo of Princess Victoria is that of Princess Alice's (above) sister who became Empress of Germany. Princess Alice became Princess of Hesse and by Rhine; her daughter was Victoria of Hesse.

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Let's Bring Back: Kissing Cousins. Nothing says, "An Empire Built to Last" more than a couple of inbreeding royal cousins whose descendants cover the span of Europe's royalty, bringing hemophilia, a fashionable disease to the upper echelon of society. Thanks Vicky and Albert!

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Timeline of kings and queens. I like this but George VI and Edward VIII are not in the correct order.

Timeline of kings and queens. I like this but George VI and Edward VIII are not in the correct order.

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