Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Harold Wilson (1916 - 1995) at Waterloo Station, London, UK, 31st May 1965. (Photo by Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Harold Wilson (1916 - 1995) at Waterloo Station, London, UK, 31st May 1965. (Photo by Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)Image: Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth is a somewhat private Queen. Did you know these 8 facts about her?

Great Britain's longest serving monarch is notoriously private, and rarely lets personal information about her or her family slip out into the public sphere.

Despite this, however, British Pathe have composed a video with 8 lesser-known facts about Queen Elizabeth that you may never have heard of.

The video contains some stunning black and white footage and provides us with real insight into Royal Life in times long gone.

Have a look at the video below, and let us know if you think any are missing!