While we admit we do get caught up in our royal, er, obsessions, we realize there are other monarchs besides those of the British variety. King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan, along with their eldest son Crown Prince Hussein, met with the queen and her daughter Anne, aka the Princess Royal, for a private audience on Thursday at Buckingham Palace.
Queen Elizabeth and Queen Rania of Jordan Had an Exclusive Queen Meeting
Queen Rania, 48, wore a berry-colored quarter-length-sleeve dress with full A-line skirt and lavender heels—a departure from her fave athleisure—while Queen Elizabeth switched up her usual neon color scheme and donned an ivory shift with diamond brooch and black pumps.
The British and Jordanian royal families actually have more in common than you think. King Abdullah's mother, Princess Muna al-Hussein, is British. She was born Antoinette Avril Gardiner in Suffolk, England. Queen Liz, King Abdullah and Queen Rania have met several times on state occasions in the past.
The next generation of royals is getting along swimmingly, too. The crown prince, who is, um, extremely easy on the eyes (all of Instagram agrees) watched the World Cup with Prince William in summer 2018...and we're saving this photo to our Insta collection stat.