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The Long Reign of Queen Elizabeth II, in Additional Historical Context

A look at other happenings in her record-setting royal tenure

As people around the world followed media coverage in the aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II’s death, the impressive length of her majesty’s record reign — 70 years and 214 days, longer than any other British monarch— no doubt boggled the minds…

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Darren Richardson

Headline writer & copy editor for 15-plus years in newspapers (1990–2006) ; digital professional since 2008. Twitter: https://twitter.com/darren_medium