Queen Elizabeth II, 1926–2022

She wasn’t born to be Queen, but the accidental monarch transformed the job and inspired great loyalty across her realm

Queen Elizabeth II, 1926–2022

She wasn’t born to be Queen, but the accidental monarch transformed the job and inspired great loyalty across her realm

How Queen Elizabeth II was taught to rule

The daughter of a second son, she got the best start of all—a happy childhood. Then, from her father, struggling with great zeal and small strength, and from her mother, affectionate and serene, she learned the often tiresome tasks of queenship

The many times the Queen graced the cover of Maclean’s

Since the 1950s, Queen Elizabeth has been a regular fixture on the cover of Maclean’s. Here are 18 covers that reflect the Queen’s reign.

The Queen: 23 Canadian visits in 23 photos

Queen Elizabeth visited Canada more than 20 times over the decades. Here’s a photo album of her travels.

Queen Elizabeth and her family: a photo album

A look at Queen Elizabeth and her family through the years

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall as they arrive in St. John's to begin a three-day Canadian tour, May 17, 2022. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

Canada offers the royals a reset after Caribbean tour fiasco

The royals know from recent experience that a bad start can ruin the whole trip

Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad start to 2022

First, more revelations from a civil lawsuit claiming the prince had sex with a minor. Next, the sentencing of Ghislaine Maxwell. Not a very happy new year.

Will the behaviour of her menfolk make the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year another annus horribilis? (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year could be overshadowed by Harry, Charles and Andrew

Queen Elizabeth II marks her 70th year as sovereign in 2022, but the momentous occasion may be eclipsed by the bad headlines generated by the three troublesome princes

Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana. Photo by Pablo Larraín

The new Diana film ‘Spencer’ may be gorgeous but it lacks tension

Royal expert Patricia Treble’s take on the latest Diana flick: The bones for a good film are all there but the end result is underwhelming. Plus, how closely did it follow what really happened?

Queen Elizabeth II walks with Elin Jones, Llywydd of the Senedd, as Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall walk behind at the opening ceremony of the sixth session of the Senedd at The Senedd on October 14, 2021 in Cardiff, Wales. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Her Majesty’s cane: Yes, it’s a sign of age, but she wields it well

The Queen has begun using the accoutrement during public appearances, proving once again that she’s wise beyond her years

Britain's Prince William, left and Prince Harry unveil a statue they commissioned of their mother Princess Diana, on what woud have been her 60th birthday, in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, London, Thursday July 1, 2021. (Dominic Lipinski /Pool Photo via AP)

‘Every day, we wish she were still with us’

Patricia Treble: On what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday, Prince William and Prince Harry unveiled a new statue, keeping the focus on their mother