Britain’s Queen Elizabeth attends the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Britain's Queen Elizabeth watches the Opening Ceremonies. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth attends the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games with International Olympics Committee President Jacques Rogge (L), German Olympic Sports Confederation (Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund, DOSB) President Thomas Bach (2nd L) and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams (back R) at the Olympic Stadium July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRITAIN – Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ENTERTAINMENT ROYALS)