15 Interesting Historical Facts About the British Royal Family

The British royal family has long been of interest to people all over the world. Everyone is fascinated by princesses, princess, kings and queens, but there’s just something about the British royal family in particular — and their shenanigans — that has always seems to catch our interest.

The rule of the British monarchy has lasted nearly 1200 years. The British monarchs throughout have had a significant impact on the law of the land and the shaping of history but much of that has changed in recent years. Much of the British monarchy’s power comes from how they shape our culture rather than policy.

Nevertheless, we always want to know what’s going on with our favorite monarchs and even the one’s we aren’t so crazy about. But even if you think you know a ton about the royal family, you may not know everything. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of historical facts about the British royal family everyone should know.

In light of Elizabeth II’s sudden death, and the crowning of King Charles III, its difficult not to have the Brits on the brain. With that said, here are the 15 interesting historical facts about the British royal family — and believe us when we say — some of these are pretty wild.