The Queen, 96, died peacefully at Balmoral on September 8, 2022, as the UK’s longest-serving monarch.
There are few of us who can remember life without Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen has been the head of her household, the Crown, the United Kingdom, and the Commonwealth since her coronation ceremony on June 2, 1953. For the majority of us, all we’ve ever known is her as Sovereign.
The Queen is also unmatched in her cultural significance and impact. Phil Dampier, a royal author and journalist, said the Queen is an “impossible act to follow.”
As an incredible force to be reckoned with, Her Majesty’s reach has known no bounds historically, politically, and culturally — but there is another title that she has held that has had the most significance, “The Defender of the Faith and Supreme Governor of the Church of England.”
The Defender of the Faith
The throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was thrust upon Queen Elizabeth at a very…