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13 Photos of Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, and Other Royals at the Grocery Store

Something tells me they aren't doing the weekly shopping.
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On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth visited a replica of an original Sainsbury's grocery store in Covent Garden, in honor of the company's 150th anniversary. To celebrate the event, which produced some iconic photographs, here are 13 photos of royals looking utterly ridiculous in the grocery store.

Queen Elizabeth visits the replica Sainsbury's, where she was introduced to self-checkout counter for the very first time.


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Princess Margaret was appropriately bundled up for the grocer's refrigerator section during a 1982 visit to Bath, in which she opened this supermarket.


What, you don't shop for produce in a full-length fur coat?


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Just the future king of England in front of a lovely display of meats.


Meghan may be new to the royal family, but she knows what makes for a great picture: a Duchess, holding her pregnant belly and looking longingly at a package of turkey salami.


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The queen seems to be enjoying her visit to the English Market in Cork, Ireland, but fish monger Pat O'Connell is legitimately having the time of his life.


Why yes, Prince Charles, this photo series is rather funny.


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Have you ever seen someone look so pleased at a pile of carrots?


At Tesco in 1990, Princess Diana practically filled her cart with pantry essentials.


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No matter what she wears, it always looks a little like the Queen has never stepped foot inside a supermarket.


Just the Queen pondering human existence in the specialty foods aisle, as one does.


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Maybe Queen Elizabeth got her grocery store demeanor from her mama. Here's the Queen mom checking out a rib and loin of beef in London's Smithfield Market.


The British monarch stares down some of her more slimy subjects in East Sussex.


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*This article originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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