Photos Of The Royal Family That Show Another Perspective

For centuries the British Royal Family has captivated the world. In 2011, all eyes were on England for the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton, and not long after the world got to watch Prince Harry tie the knot (the leave the royal family) with Meghan Markle.

Many are used to seeing the royal family when they’re all dressed up and looking fancy so take a look at these much more candid and relaxed photos from the last century.

Ching, Carol, And Crackers

We all know how much Queen Elizabeth II loves her dogs. There’s plenty of photo evidence to show that the head of the royal family has been cultivating bonds with four-legged friends since she was a child.

Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images
Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images

Here, she sits in the grounds at the Royal Lodge in Windsor in April of 1940, alongside her mother, Elizabeth, her father King George VI, and her sister, Princess Margaret. The family’s attention is focused primarily on their dogs, Ching, Carol, and Crackers. Those are some names. Way better than Fluffy, if you ask us.