Unseen royal home movie shows the young Princess Elizabeth playing at Balmoral

Running around the marshes, paddling in the loch and playing with her corgi, these photos of a carefree young Princess Elizabeth look a world away from the Queen that’s become so well-known today. In unseen footage released by Buckingham Palace and the BBC ahead of her Jubilee next week, the royal, then aged 12, skims … Read more

Queen Jubilee: Unearthed home movies show a young Princess Elizabeth

Beaming alongside her father and sister, this is the young Princess Elizabeth enjoying a trip on the high seas. The footage, taken in 1947, shows the then 20-year-old future queen playing catch with King George VI and playfully trying on a pair of sunglasses before giggling into the camera. The shots are taken from a … Read more