Queen Elizabeth's Parents Were "Appalled" By Her Relationship With Prince Philip So The Couple Had To Fight For Their Love
September 20, 2019
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip have been together for so long that many may have forgotten the history of their relationship.
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Their love had some peculiarities including the fact that Elizabeth and Philip are actually cousins. They are second cousins once removed through King Christian IX of Denmark and also third cousins in the sense that they had the same great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.