The Queen & Prince Philip: What you never knew about their marriage | Now To Love
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Strange facts about Queen Elizabeth's marriage
Apparently a lot of posh people actually prefer to sleep in separate beds, including the Queen and her man. As etiquette expert Lady Pam and Her Majesty's cousin explained in a biography about her relative: You don't want to be bothered with snoring or someone flinging a leg around. Then when you are feeling cosy you share your room sometimes. It is lovely to be able to choose. Apparently the secret to marital bliss is separate beds!
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Anyone who has watched The Crown understands this. And it's not just fiction, the history books prove this. He also changed from practising Greek Orthodoxy to Anglicanism. Between to her accession inElizabeth briefly took on the title Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh to try and keep the peace.
The things you do for love! Philip renounced his name and Greek Orthodox following. BRB while we weep in the corner.
The Queen filmmaker Peter Morgan says he has it "on good authority" that "Cabbage" is the preferred nickname Philip uses. The term apparently derives from the French saying "mon petit chou", which means "my darling" and translates to "my little cabbage" in English. Philip is always making his little "Cabbage" laugh.
They were destined to be together Like something out of a movie, their paths first crossed in at the wedding of Elizabeth's uncle Prince George, Duke of Kent to Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. She was only eight at the time, he was 13 and it was love at first sight. Three years later, they had another chance encounter and began to keep in touch by writing to each other while Philip was away in the military. In newly-surfaced letters that were auctioned inElizabeth wrote about the struggles of long-distance lamenting: He joined the Navy at the outbreak of war, and I only saw him very occasionally when he was on leave — I suppose about twice in three years.
Then he went to the Pacific and Far East for two years. Rare letters between the couple show just how much they adore one another. They were head over heels from day dot During[their honeymoon at the Mountbatten estate Broadlands in Hampshire, the newlyweds both wrote to their family to express their love and gratitude towards their new spouse.
We behave as though we had belonged to each other for years! Philip is an angel—he is so kind and thoughtful," Elizabeth penned to her parents.
Over the decades of their marriage the couple has had to face such scrutiny in some very difficult times — just think of the very public divorce of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
The couple proved that the true test of a marriage is to unite when times get tough — a valid message to us all. Marriage involves sacrifice When Prince Philip got engaged to Princess Elizabeth, he had to convert from Greek Orthodoxy to Anglicanism, as well as become a British citizen.
As a consort to the Queen he eventually had to give up on his promising naval career to accompany his wife on her duties. This must have taken a lot of strength, and love, and sometimes that sacrifice could have caused resentment. In turn Elizabeth tried to involve Philip in her work as much as possible. In this case it could never be a real marriage of equals as we know it, but more a marriage of equal respect for one another and a mutual desire to make it work.
Marriage helps us to achieve Sometimes we might take our husbands for granted — I know I never have to change a tire or unblock the sink!
7 lessons from the successful marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip--Aleteia
However, as the Queen and Prince have continually shown us, when we are two we can achieve so much more. Who else can really appreciate what it must be like to wave constantly at strangers? Who else can understand how it feels to always be on show? To put country before self? If we remember to support and encourage one another, of course.
The two have often been photographed together giggling, from the beginning of their marriage up until now. So take the time to have a little fun together, remember a little laughter can go a long way.
As royals they might have a teeny bit more help in looking after themselves personal chefs, etc.
A few little royal wedding facts: The royal couple received over 2, wedding gifts and 10, telegrams from around the world. Two hundred million listeners tuned in to hear the wedding service broadcast on radio. The royal jeweler was luckily on stand-by and got it fixed.