Factbox: UK queen's 60 year reign-by numbers
(Reuters) - POLITICS:
- The queen is the second-longest serving monarch. Only five other kings and queens in British history have reigned for 50 years or more:
� Victoria (63 years)
� George III (59 years)
� Henry III (56 years)
� Edward III (50 years)
� James VI of Scotland (James I of England) (58 years)
- The queen is the 40th monarch since William the Conqueror won the crown of England.
- Since 1952 The queen has given Royal Assent to more than 3,500 Acts of Parliament. Continued...