Queen Elizabeth Is a Downton Abbey Superfan! (and 6 Other Surprises About the Record-Breaking Monarch)

Trust us, Lady Mary maniacs: You don’t know Downton Abbey like Queen Elizabeth knows Downton Abbey.

When the 89-year-old monarch settles in to watch the hit show, she does so with a keener eye than most: She knows the historic locale where it is filmed, Highclere Castle, inside and out – and relishes spotting things that may be amiss.

The Queen's Cornflakes! Peek Inside the Daily Life of Queen Elizabeth

She is about to break the record for the longest-reigning British monarch in history, and for Queen Elizabeth, it’s all about consistency.

The woman who came to the throne as a mother of two at age 25 in 1952 keeps her life just so in a routine that has remained amazingly unchanged through the 63 years that she has served as sovereign.

Princess Charlotte Is 4 Months Old Today! 4 Things We've Learned in Her First 4 Months

Four months fly by when you’re living the princess life!

Four months ago, on May 2, the world first met the newest royal on the steps of London’s St. Mary’s Hospital as Princess Charlotte made her public debut with her parents, Prince William and Princess Kate.

See Prince Harry Examine a Lion in Extraordinary Photo

Prince Harry, meet the King of the Jungle.

He has already gotten up close with rhinos and hippos during his “”dream in Africa, and in his latest conservation work, the 30-year-old royal assisted wildlife veterinarians in the checkup of a massive male lion.

Princess Kate and Prince William Headed to Scotland – with the Kids!

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia Get Glam to Honor His Stylish Late Aunt

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden stepped out again – this time to pay tribute to the prince’s late aunt Lilian.

Pippa Middleton $276 String Bikini Is Her Sexiest Yet (and It Can Be Yours!)

Achieving Pippa Middleton’s bikini body requires a formidable amount of hard work. (As in, training for a 47-mile “swim-run” in the ice-cold waters off Sweden.)

Fortunately, nabbing her sexy bikini just got a little easier.

Princess Diana's Death 18 Years Ago Today: PEOPLE's Royals Reporters Share the Tragedy and Chaos of That Awful Day

Just after midnight on August 31, 1997, news began to surface of a car crash involving the most-photographed and obsessed-over woman of her time: Princess Diana. Her tragic death at age 36 would send shock waves around the globe, and even 18 years later, it remains one of the major news events of the modern age.

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Princess Diana's Fatal Mistake: Why She Left London for Paris with Dodi

Her divorce was finally behind her, and for the first time in ages, Princess Diana seemed to be hitting her stride.

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