The Queen: What’s for Breakfast? from Eat Royally: Fun Food Facts about the Queen, Prince Philip, and Prince Charles Slideshow

Eat Royally: Fun Food Facts about the Queen, Prince Philip, and Prince Charles Slideshow

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The Queen: What’s for Breakfast?
Queen Elizabeth IIs day starts when her personal maid wakes her at 8 a.m. with a pot of Earl Grey tea and a few Marie biscuits, named after the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia, the wife of Prince Alfred, Queen Victorias fourth son. The queen reads the newspaper, including the Racing Post. Although she has a healthy appetite, Her Majesty doesnt indulge in a "full English" breakfast anymore, preferring white toast, marmalade, and tea, although much of her toast ends up with the corgis at her feet.