London England facts and information
Buckingham Palace is not only the home of the Queen and Prince Philip but also the London residence of the Duke of York (Prince Andrew) and the Earl and Countess of Wessex (Prince Edward and his wife) and their daughter.
Buckingham Palace is used also for the administrative work for the monarchy. It is here in the state apartments that Her Majesty receives and entertains guests invited to the Palace.
History of Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace was originally a grand house built by the Dukes of Buckingham for his wife. George IV began transforming it into a palace in 1826.
The Queen has other homes too including Windsor Castle and Balmoral in Scotland.
When the Queen is at home, you can see her royal flag flying from the flag pole on top of Buckingham Palace. This flag is called the Royal Standard.
The flag is split into four quadrants. The first and fourth quadrants represent England and contain three gold lions walking (passant) on a red field; the second quadrant represents Scotland contains a red lion standing on the left hind foot (rampant) on a gold field; the third quadrant represents Ireland and contains the gold Coat of arms of Ireland on a blue field.
Standing guard outside Buckingham Palace
Five regiments of Foot Guards guard the Palace. They wear red jackets and tall, furry hats called bearskins.
When the first guards come on duty, there is a ceremony called the Changing of the Guard.
Changing of the Guard
A familiar sight at Buckingham Palace is the Changing of the Guard ceremony that takes place in the forecourt each morning. The monarch and the royal palaces have been guarded by the Household Troops since 1660.
Inside Buckingham Palace
The Palace has around 600 rooms, including 19 State rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 78 bathrooms, 92 offices, a cinema and a swimming pool. It also has its own post office and police station.
About 400 people work at the Palace, including domestic servants, chefs, footmen, cleaners, plumbers, gardeners, chauffers, electricians, and two people who look after the 300 clocks.
Every year, more than 50, 000 people come to the Palace each year as guests to banquets, lunches, dinners, receptions, and Royal Garden Parties
Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms including 19 state rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms.How often to fertilize lawn How to make your snapchat dark mode on android? What are drip tips on leaves Xfinity special best deals how to get tricks secret hidden cable bill How to do cool tricks on scooters How to stop getting spam calls Safety tips - how not to be a victim seattle What to do witb beef tips How to say fuck in spanish? How to remove tips counter strike How to stop throwing up Cool dog tricks and how to teach them How many tricks does druid companion start with pathfinder Tips on how to start a mecari selling account How to break a 3 year olds fever? How to tell time in spanish? Command and conquer 3 how do i shut off incoming transmission tips How to change name after marriage? How to put money on phone for jail calls? 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