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16 Photos of the Royal Family with Santa

Even an actual Queen loves Father Christmas.
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The British royal family certainly knows how to celebrate Christmas—and meeting Santa Claus is no exception. Here, we've rounded up the best of the royals with Santa, from Princess Diana to Queen Elizabeth herself.

December 19, 1988: Princess Michael Of Kent and her children, Lady Gabriella And Lord Frederick Windsor, meet Santa at The Dominion Theatre.


December 17, 1990: Prince Harry and Prince William sit in a horse-drawn carriage with Santa.


December 10, 1992: Princess Diana attends a lunch with author and politician, Lord Jeffrey Archer and former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord Denis Healey—both dressed as Santa Claus.


December 19, 1998: Queen Elizabeth and The Queen Mother pose with Santa after Ascot.


December 19, 1998: The Queen Mother meets Santa Claus after the Tote Silver Cup at Ascot.


December 14, 1999: Sarah, Duchess of York watches daughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie as they talk to Santa at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children party.


December 16, 2000: Queen Elizabeth helps Santa hand out gifts at Ascot.


December 4, 2001: Princess Anne takes a biscuit from Santa's basket during the Save The Children Festival of Trees at the Natural History Museum.


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December 25, 2004: A very happy Queen Elizabeth accepts flowers from a fan dressed as Santa Claus.


November 30, 2006: Santa Claus helps the Duchess Of Cornwall switch on the Tetbury Christmas Lights.


December 7, 2006: Prince Charles greets Santa and his helper at the 'Not Forgotten Association' reception at St James's Palace.


December 18, 2006: Duchess Camilla chats with Santa while in a horse-drawn sleigh, backstage at the London International Horse Show.


November 18, 2010: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall switches on the Christmas lights in Bath, England, with Santa by her side.


December 15, 2015: Kate Middleton hugs a young boy in a Santa hat during the Anna Freud Centre Family School Christmas Party.


November 28, 2017: Sarah Ferguson with Santa Claus at the Lady Garden Gala at Claridge's Hotel.


November 30, 2017: Prince William presents Santa with Prince George's Christmas list.


This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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