This is the story of a life dedicated to public service, reported by The Times as it unfolded. From her time as a young princess to that as an internationally admired head of state, Queen Elizabeth has always fascinated and intrigued.
Discover insights and memories, and see a changing society reflected in reporting from throughout the 70-year reign of Britain’s longest serving monarch.
Published to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this detailed profile features essays, articles and full-colour images drawn from The Times archives.
Writers from The Times and leading royal historians – among them Ben Macintyre, Kate Williams and Hugo Vickers – salute her achievements and offer insights into what lies behind the public façade of the Crown.
A Note From the Publisher
• accessible and informative profile of Queen Elizabeth II
• Compilation and commentary by historian and journalist, James Owen with contributions from leading royal writers including Hugo Vickers, Sally Bedell Smith, Kate Williams, Ben Macintyre and Valentine Low.