Queen Elizabeth II: Does the queen eat SWAN for Christmas? Royal Christmas dinner REVEALED | Real | News

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The British royal family spends every Christmas on the Queen estate at Sandringham in Norfolk for a festive dinner. And like most families, the royal family has its own traditions for vacations. But what does Queen Isabel get into on the big day?

Does the queen eat swan for Christmas?

Although the queen is the only person authorized to eat a swan in the United Kingdom, she does not eat it at her Christmas dinner.

Dailybreak expert and editor Kelly Lynch said: "Although I am familiar with the annual increase in swans, I have seen no evidence of royalty eating swans.

"I know that the queen has a fairly simple palette when it comes to food, and since she owns all the mute swans in England and Wales, I find it hard to believe she has eaten with them."

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Darren McGrady, the former chef of Queen Elizabeth II revealed that family members ate turkey every year, like most other British families at Christmas.

Mr. McGrady said: "They are really boring when it comes to festivities!

"They did not make hams or anything, just traditional turkeys.

"We made three turkeys for the Queen and her family in the royal dining room, one for the nursery and then more for the 100 employees, so everyone ate a Christmas lunch."

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However, the connection of the royal family with the swans goes back a long way.

In the era of Queen Elizabeth I, swans were considered a delicacy and were frequently on the menu.

And in the Middle Ages, the mute swan was declared "real bird," which means that the monarch was the owner of all the swans in the United Kingdom, unless he gave them to someone else.

Today a swan-upping is held annually in the Thames.

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The ceremony sees all the Thames swans rounded and surrounded, mainly for conservation purposes.

And all the mute swans that remained unmarked belong to the Crown because of the royal prerogative.

Outside the royal house, only a group of people can legally hunt and eat unmarked mute swans, and they are the companions of San Juan, Cambridge.

But according to San Juan, there is no record that the elegant bird has been eaten at the school since 1896.



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