Elizabeth II: Stories And Facts You Maybe Didn't Know Quite Yet

By Karen Harris
Elizabeth II became queen on February 6, 1952, although she had to wait until June for her official coronation ceremony. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Whether you've been following the British royal family's exploits for years or you're just a big fan of The Crown, you may think that you know a lot about Queen Elizabeth II. She is, after all, the longest reigning monarch in British history. She may have done a lot of queening, but she keeps a lot of it under wraps. Here are some little-known facts about the Queen and her life as a royal.