Some issues which accompany Queen Elizabeth are extra sensible, nevertheless.
“Prescription and spare studying glasses are carried for each Her Majesty and Prince Philip,” wrote Pigott.
“Barley sugar for Her Majesty to suck between speeches, a favorite hot-water bottle, and particular feather pillows are all a should.”
It could appear the necessity for a hot-water bottle when travelling is one thing Elizabeth inherited from her father, George VI.
One episode, specifically, highlighted the previous King’s want for the heated merchandise.
Pigott wrote: “In 1938, embarking by royal yacht on a state go to to France, on the best way to Portsmouth, it was found that His Majesty had forgotten his hot-water bottle.