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1 Eva Vejmělková

2  The Royal Family plays a big role in the lives of many British people, and is a major symbol of the British culture.  Monarchy is the oldest form of government in the United Kingdom  The origins of constitutional monarchy in Britain go back a long way  Constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a king or queen acts as Head of State.  The Royal Family lives in the Buckingham palace in London  The British Royal Family‘s surname is Windsor.

3  At the present time, the queen is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  The Queen is the head of state of the United Kingdom, and also 15 other parts of the Commonwealth.  Queen Elizabeth is the eldest daughter of King George the VI and Queen Elizabeth; she was born in  Elizabeth was crowned queen at the age of 25.  During her five decade long rule, Elizabeth has seen ten prime ministers and a lot of change and reform in her country.

4  The most well known interest and hobby of the Queen are horses.  The Queen's first visit to the Czech Republic was in  The Queen is married to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and has four children and eight grandchildren.

5  Prince Charles is the oldest son of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.  Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in 1981  He was officially made 'Prince of Wales' in  Diana‘s wedding to Charles, heir to the British throne, was held at St Paul's Cathedral and seen by a global television audience of over 750 million.  The marriage produced two sons, the princes William and Harry.  The marriage was not happy and in 1996 they got divorced  In August 1997 Diana died in a car crash in Paris

6  Prince William married his longtime girlfriend, Catherine Middleton, on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey.  He is second in the line of succession, behind his father, to the throne.  He is the oldest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales, and third eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

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