Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne longer than any monarch. At the grand age of 94, Elizabeth Windsor has managed to amass a seriously impressive collection of royal artifacts, but her interesting possessions don’t end there. In fact, some of Her Majesty’s most intriguing accessories go beyond the odd Kate Spade purse.
Much of the Queen’s holdings date back generations into the deepest origins of the royal family. And while a major percentage of these holdings comprise of valuable real estate holdings, you might be surprised to learn about some of the Queen’s intriguing (and far less-known) assets.
Did you know that the Crown holds the right to all of the dolphins in the United Kingdom, or that Liz is the proud owner of every single swan on the River Thames? It doesn’t stop there, either. Read on to see what Queen Elizabeth II has hidden in her gilded closet.