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Queen Elizabeth II: embarrassing faux pas causes laughter

Queen Elizabeth II will not soon forget this royal misstep: Her encounter with a craftsman will make Royal fans laugh.

London – politician, athlete, actor – Queen Elizabeth II (95) has shaken thousands of hands in her 69-year reign. As 24royal.de * reports, not every one of these meetings is likely to have stuck in her mind to this day, but a very specific conversation has certainly burned into the memory of the monarch.

Queen Elizabeth II: embarrassing faux pas causes laughter

The documentary “Secrets of the Royal Palaces”, which was broadcast on the TV station Channel 5, among other things, gives a glimpse behind the walls of Windsor Castle *, Kensington Palace * & Co. Employees of the British royal family *, who not only reveal some secrets, but also share one or the other funny anecdote, have their say.

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In the first episode of the eight-part documentary series, Kevin Andrews, who used to work as an upholsterer in Buckingham Palace *, describes a funny incident in which a colleague made a serious misstep in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II *. As Andrews reports in the documentary, his friend was just dismantling a desk in a room in the palace when the door opened: “A woman said, ‘Would you like a cup of tea?’ and he said, ‘Yeah, I want a cup of tea. In a mug. Two pieces of sugar. Artisan tea. I don’t want that rubbish I had when I was here last time, that fine china and all that saucer stuff. ‘”

Queen Elizabeth II. lacht herzlich (Symbolbild).

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Exemplary hostess: Queen Elizabeth II gladly offers palace visitors a cup of tea (symbol picture).

Queen Elizabeth II: For tea with the monarch

The craftsman did not adhere to the strict courtly protocol at the time, after all it was only shortly afterwards that he realized that the Queen herself had taken his tea order. The regent didn’t seem to mind the casual tone of the upholsterer, instead she skilfully ignored the little faux pas: “She [Queen Elizabeth II] came back and said, ‘I’ll put your tea here on the table.’ It came out and you can guess who it was – it was the Queen. ” * 24royal.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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