The royal family (Êîðîëåâñêîå ñåìåéñòâî)
PUPLE FROM 9 & # 8220 ; G & # 8221 ; CLASS
OF SCHOOL NO 22
For more than a thousand old ages Britain has ever had male monarchs or Queenss except for the ten old ages between 1649 and 1659. In the yesteryear, male monarchs had great power and they truly helped to do history. They started wars, made depressions, and did things in their ain manner. But bit by bit more and more power went to Parliament. What does the queen do now? Why does Britain necessitate monarchy
And does it
A occupation for life A occupation for life
Elizabeth II calls the Windsor household a & # 8220 ; Firm & # 8221 ; . She thinks of it as a concern instead than a household. And the chief concern of the royal household is & # 8230 ; good, likely being royal. And they are paid for it. The queen is one of the richest adult female in the universe and yet she gets approximately 8 million lbs a twelvemonth to be a queen. But many people agree that she does her occupation well and she deserves her wage.
The work of the royal household has continued through all the alterations of the last 50 or 60 old ages. There are 100s of traditional ceremonials which the Queen has to maintain. Each twelvemonth, in September or October, there is the State Opening of Parliament. The Queen, have oning her Crown, arrives at the Houses of Parliament by passenger car. There she reads the Queens Speech, which discusses the authorities & # 8217 ; s work for the following twelvemonth.
Another traditional ceremonial takes topographic point on the Thursday before Easter Sunday. The Queen gives out bags of money to older people who have done good work. This is called & # 8220 ; Maundy money & # 8221 ; and the tradition is about seven hundred old ages old.
Every summer the Queen gives three or more royal garden parties at Buckingham Palace. About 8,000 invitees come to each party. They drink about 27,000 cups of tea and eat 20,000 sandwiches and 20,000 pieces of bar.
The Queen and other members of the royal household frequently travel abroad as invitees of others states. They meet of import visitants. They are invited to the gap of infirmaries, schools, museums, embassies-not long ago Princess Anne came to Moscow for the gap ceremonial of the new British Embassy. So their life is rather busy. Besides, the Queen acts as caput of the authorities and one time a hebdomad she has a meeting with the Prime Minister. She besides has to read the study of the twenty-four hours from Parliament. Any jurisprudence made by Parliament truly becomes a jurisprudence merely if the Queen agrees to it. But no male monarch or queen has refused a new jurisprudence since 1701!
Family narrative Family narrative
When Elizabeth was born cipher knew she would be queen. Her gramps, King George V, had six kids. His eldest boy, Edward, was the following in line to be king and Elizabeth & # 8217 ; s male parent, Albert, was merely 2nd kid. Edward loved a good clip. He enjoyed
adult females, imbibe a batch, spent money, liked stylish apparels. Albert, or
Bertie, as his friend called him, was instead diffident, he stammered, and all his life it was hard for him to do addresss. As he did non anticipate to go male monarch, he the Navy. When he took exams at naval College, he came merely 68th
. It wasn & # 8217 ; t really impressive since there were merely 68 pupils in the category.
He married lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon- she is the Queen Mother now and this twelvemonth she has celebrate her 100th
anniversary! -And they had two girls, Elizabeth and Margaret.
The household lived in a house on Piccadilly. It was non a castle, but it was a nice topographic point with 25 sleeping rooms, a library and a room for dance and parties. The misss had a private instructor, they besides studied music, dancing and art. As a kid Elizabeth was nicknamed Lilibet-because that was the manner she pronounced her name. She was a serious, tidy small miss, but her governess said that Lilibet and Margaret could contend on occasions.
In 1936 King George died. When his casket with the Crown on top of it was passenger car through the streets on a Equus caballus drawn passenger car, the Crown fell. Many people through it was a bad mark. Indeed, 1936 became & # 8220 ; The twelvemonth of the male monarchs & # 8221 ; . In January, after his male parent & # 8217 ; s decease, Edward became king. In December he refused from the throne and his younger brother Bertie took his topographic point.
WAR TIMES, MARRIAGE AND FUTURE WAR TIMES, MARRIAGE AND FUTURE
Bertie became King George. The household moved into Buckingham Palace. During the war the household lived in Windsor. It was unsafe to remain in London because the metropolis was frequently bombed particularly East End.
When Elizabeth was 13 she met Prince Philip of Greece. He was six twelvemonth older than her. Surely at that clip she was merely schoolgirl, but subsequently they fell in love and in 1947 they got married.
As we now after that was born a girl, which name is Diana. In 1989 twelvemonth Princes Diana got married with Prince Charles. They had two boies, William and Harry. The twelvemonth portion of Windsor Castle was severely damaged by a fire. The authorities refused to pay for the fixs. So the Queen opened Buckingham Palace to playing tourer to acquire the money. Later she decided that their favourite royal ship Britannia
was excessively expensive and it had to travel. Queen agreed to pay revenue enhancements.
After Diana & # 8217 ; s decease many people asked if Charles would be king or the Crown would travel to his eldest boy, William? Prince William is 18 now, he looks really much like his female parent. He and Prince Harry are the royal household of the hereafter. Both male childs study at Eton, they spend a batch of clip with their male parent and frequently visit their grandma.
England has had male monarchs and Queenss for a thousand years-probably they & # 8217 ; ll have them for another 1000, and people believe in the Royal Family!