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Queen Elizabeth reveals she was “bored” at her Father’s Coronation

In a diary entry on 12 May 1937, 11-year-old Princess Elizabeth of York, the future Queen recorded the experience of watching her father’s coronation at Westminster Abbey. It’s not quite easy to imagine the Queen as a bored little girl during her father’s own coronation. Queen Elizabeth is now the longest-reigning British monarch. She has an …