Queens Makes For Interesting Lists
Zervas emails to point out an interesting list of facts about Queen Elizabeth. The Queen turned 80 on April 21st.
<h3>Interesting things pertaining to Queen Elizabeth:</h3> <ol> <li>A statute from 1324, at the time of the reign of King Edward II, states that: “Also the King shall have … whales and sturgeons taken in the sea or elsewhere within the realm.” This statute is still valid today, and sturgeons, porpoises, whales and dolphins are recognised as "Fishes Royal"</li> <li>In 2003 she sat for the first and only hologram portrait.</li> <li>The Queen has received many unusual gifts including a variety of live animals... Among them jaguars and sloths from Brazil, and two black beavers from Canada. There have also been gifts of pineapples, eggs, a box of snail shells, a grove of maple trees and 7kg of prawns</li> <li>Elizabeth also introduced a new breed of dog known as the "dorgi"</li> <li>She sent her first email in 1976 from a British Army base</li> <li>She sent a message of congratulations to Apollo 11 astronauts for the first moon landing on July 21, 1969 . The message was micro-filmed and deposited on the moon in a metal container</li> </ol>