A deep dive into the Queen’s love of corgis

A deep dive into the Queen’s love of corgis

Young Princess Elizabeth with two corgi dogs at her home in July 1936 (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Getty Images) On the grounds of Windsor Castle (Picture: Getty/Tim Graham Photo Library)While lots of Queen Elizabeth’s pet names have been traditional – such as Monty, Susan and Holly, to Emma, Linnet, Noble, Willow and Heather – there have been a number of wildcards, too.

A scandalous lack of research on periods and painful conditions that affect women

A scandalous lack of research on periods and painful conditions that affect women

Lucy Pasha-Robinson’s horrible predicament brought tears to my eyes (I’m one of the 28m in Britain who live with chronic pain – where is the plan to help us?, 16 May ).Why did the Queen get given an Oyster card (Queen makes surprise appearance at Elizabeth line opening ceremony, 17 May )?

Queen Elizabeth joined by dorgi as she begins celebrations for Platinum Jubilee — see pics

Queen Elizabeth joined by dorgi as she begins celebrations for Platinum Jubilee — see pics

STEVE PARSONS / Getty ImagesThe queen’s dog Candy, a dorgi breed (mix between a corgi and a dachshund), also made an appearance in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle, looking for some affection from the monarch.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Getty ImagesWhen Prince Philip married then-Princess Elizabeth over 73 years ago on Nov. 20, 1947, he assumed the arguably difficult role of a prince consort, one very few men have held in royal history, requiring him to forever live in his wife’s shadow.

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Queen Elizabeth II received her first corgi when she was seven (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)In 1933, when Her Majesty was seven years old, her father King George VI brought home Dookie, a Pembrokeshire Welsh corgi.

Queen Elizabeth adds 2 furry family members — corgi puppies!

Queen Elizabeth adds 2 furry family members — corgi puppies!

Queen Elizabeth II and her corgis and dorgis meet players and officials from the New Zealand Rugby League Team, the All Golds, inside the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace on Oct. 16, 2007, in London, England.

Queen Elizabeth's beloved dorgi Vulcan dies, leaving her with just 1 dog

Queen Elizabeth's beloved dorgi Vulcan dies, leaving her with just 1 dog

The queen reportedly engineered the mix years ago by breeding past generations of her corgis with dachshunds belonging to her late sister, Princess Margaret.The last of Queen Elizabeth's corgis, Whisper, died in 2018, leaving her with her two dorgis, Vulcan and Candy.

Queen’s dorgi Vulcan dies leaving her with just one dog left

Queen’s dorgi Vulcan dies leaving her with just one dog left

Queen Elizabeth II with a corgi at Windsor (Picture: EMPICS Entertainment)News of Vulcan’s death comes days after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lost their nine-year-old dog Lupo.