The Queen Plays the Game of Thrones

Via the BBC: Queen and Prince Philip visit Game of Thrones film set.

The trip is part of a three day visit to Northern Ireland.

I find this photo quite amusing:

The Queen was presented with a miniature version of the Iron Throne, which features in Game of Thrones, before leaving

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. John Burgess says:

    Uneasy sits the royal bum.

  2. Yolo Contendere says:

    “It will be mine. Oh, yes. It will be mine…”