A Brief History of Royals in America
Queen Elizabeth II, 1957
Queen Elizabeth II took in a MarylandNorth Carolina football game when she visited the U.S. in October 1957. Amazed by the brawny athletes, the Queen famously asked, "Where do you get all those enormous players?" To which Maryland's governor replied, "Your majesty, that's a very embarrassing question." She also visited Washington, New York and Williamsburg, Va., where she marked the 350th anniversary of the Jamestown settlement.
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