In the hours following Queen Elizabeth’s death, many fans were eager to share their favorite stories about the legendary monarch. One of the most shared memories came courtesy of former royal protection officer Richard Griffin, who shared an anecdote about a picnic he attended with the queen at her countryside home in Balmoral.
“Normally on these picnic sites, you meet nobody,” Griffin explained. “But there was two hikers coming towards us, and the queen would always stop and say hello. And it was two Americans on a walking holiday. And it was clear from the moment we first stopped, they hadn’t recognized the queen, which is fine,” he continued.
A monarch with a bigger ego may have been indignant toward the tourists. After all, she has one