40 Times Queen Elizabeth Was Hilarious
Queen Elizabeth is the reigning monarch of 53 Commonwealth countries, a doting great-grandmother to seven, and, according to this in-depth investigation, totally hilarious. We rounded up Queen Elizabeth's funniest moments here, featuring the monarch laughing out loud with her husband, Prince Philip, to cracking up with her new granddaughter-in-law, Meghan Markle.
MAY 11, 1963
The Queen laughs with Prince Philip on May 11, 1963. Take a look back at the royal couple's sweet wedding day here.
MAY 18, 1972
The Queen and Prince Philip share a laugh while at the Longchamp racecourse during a five-day official visit to France.
Queen Elizabeth laughs while posting for a group photo with the Yeomen of the Guard, the monarch's official bodyguards, at Buckingham Palace.
MARCH 4, 1977
Queen Elizabeth laughs as she greets a member of the crowd during a royal walkabout in New Zealand.
MAY 14, 1978
The Queen laughs after getting caught in the rain during the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
FEBRUARY 25, 1979
The Queen and Prince Philip share a sweet laugh as they arrive in Abu Dhabi during a royal tour.
SEPTEMBER 4, 1982
The Queen shares a laugh with the Queen Mother, Princess Diana, and Prince Charles while on holiday in Scotland.
OCTOBER 13, 1986
The Queen is all smiles as she arrived at a banquet while on a royal visit to China. In this photo, she's laughing with former Chinese President Li Xiannian.
MARCH 3, 1993
President Ronald Reagan laughs as Queen Elizabeth makes a speech during a banquet on March 3, 1993. The Queen was on a royal visit to San Francisco at the time.
MAY 7, 1993
The Queen laughs while meeting the crowd during a royal tour in Hungary. Prince Philip followed closely behind, also interacting with well-wishers in the crowd.
MARCH 23, 1995
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip chuckle while watching a dance presentation during a visit to South Africa.
JUNE 4, 1995
Queen Elizabeth is all smiles as she presents a prize during the Queen's Cup Polo in Windsor Castle.
JULY 19, 2001
The Queen laughs while meeting President George W. Bush and Laura Bush during a visit at Buckingham Palace in London.
MARCH 11, 2004
The Queen and her only daughter, Princess Anne, share a laugh while cutting a cake on International Women's Day. The duo
MAY 13, 2004
Lifelong horse lover Queen Elizabeth cracks up at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
Queen Elizabeth giggles as she walks past Prince Philip, who is dressed in uniform complete with a hat at Buckingham Palace.
JULY 10, 2005
The Queen cracked up Prince Philip, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, and Prince Harry while on the Buckingham Palace balcony on National Commemoration Day in London. The
SEPTEMBER 2, 2006
The Queen shares a laugh with Prince Charles in Scotland on September 2, 2006.
MAY 11, 2007
The Queen was all smiles as the attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Windsor, England.
JUNE 14, 2008
The Queen shares a giggle with her grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry, while on the Buckingham Palace Balcony during Trooping the Colour.
JUNE 27, 2009
The Queen finds yet another captive audience: officers of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. The Queen and uniformed officers were laughing and smiling for a group photo.
JUNE 12, 2010
SEPTEMBER 4, 2010
The Queen and Prince Charles laugh on the sidelines while watching a tug-of-war contest during the Braemar Highland Games in Scotland.
MAY 20, 2011
The Queen and her companion laugh while the royal visited a local market in Cork, Ireland.
MAY 2, 2012
The Queen visited Exeter University and shared a laugh with Exeter's chancellor, Floella Benjamin.
JUNE 13, 2012
The Queen laughs with her granddaughter-in-law! The monarch and Duchess
JUNE 22, 2012
The Queen laughs after her horse 'Estimate' won the Queen's Vase horse race during the Royal Ascot. In the past 30 years, Queen Elizabeth's horses have won over 450 races.
JULY 21, 2012
Queen Elizabeth attends the King George Day racing
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012
The Queen and Prince Charles can't stop laughing! The royal duo
JUNE 19, 2013
APRIL 11, 2014
The Queen and Prince Philip sweetly share a laugh as Irish President Michael D. Higgins departs Windsor Castle after making his first state visit.
JUNE 14, 2014
All smiles for Trooping the Colour! The Queen laughs with Prince Philip, Prince Edward, Prince Harry, Duchess Kate, and Prince William while on the Buckingham Palace balcony during the Queen's birthday celebration.
MAY 15, 2015
The Queen and Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of Bahrain could not stop laughing at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
JUNE 6, 2015
Queen Elizabeth giggled from the royal box while attending Derby Day during the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse in Epsom, England. The Queen was laughing with her racing manager, John Warren.
MAY 12, 2016
The Queen accepts a prize at the Royal Windsor Horse Show with a laugh on May 12, 2016.
JUNE 12, 2016
Prince William couldn't contain his laughter while sitting with the Queen at a parade celebration for the monarch's 90th birthday.
JUNE 22, 2016
Queen Elizabeth giggled upon arrival at the Liverpool train station. The monarch traveled to the royal visit on the Royal Train.
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
Prince Charles and the Queen laugh while attending the annual the Braemar Highland Gathering in Scotland.
SEPTEMBER 2, 2017
Another laugh-filled appearance in Scotland! Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles laugh on the sidelines at the Braemar Gathering in Scotland on September 2, 2017.
JUNE 14, 2018
The Queen and the newest addition to the royal family, Meghan Markle, share a laugh while in Cheshire. This marked Meghan's first solo engagement with the monarch since marrying Prince Harry in May 2018.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.