Factbox - Queen Elizabeth's 60 year reign - by numbers

Sun Jun 3, 2012 12:42pm EDT
 
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(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.   Continued...