Tomorrow, the Queen will have ruled Britannia for 70 years.

It was on February 6th, 1952, when her father, King George VI, died. She was vacationing at the Treetops Hotel in Kenya at the time and became the first Sovereign in over 200 years to “accede while abroad.” She wasn’t actually told until the next day.  A telegram to Government House in Nairobi couldn’t be …

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