Two weeks ago, the current Queen surpassed Victoria as the monarch to reign for the longest period of time in Britain’s history.
BBC: Queen Elizabeth II becomes longest-reigning UK monarch
Despite the BBC headline this does include English, Welsh and Scottish monarchs before the creation of the UK. Anyway, it’s nice her having spent the day in Scotland, even though as far as I can tell it was a mere coincidence. Let’s succumb to wishful thinking and perceive it as an atonement for the old ‘Elizabeth I of Scotland’ controversy.