Why Queen Elizabeth refused Game of Thrones’ iron throne
26 March, 2015
Last year, the Queen of England visited the Belfast set of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones but passed on the chance to sit in the Iron Throne that seven kingdoms are fighting for in the film.

Last June, Queen Elizabeth paid a visit to the set of Game of Thrones in Belfast, Northern Ireland. As the largest TV production in Europe, the series has created several thousand jobs for the people of Northern Ireland, and to pay them
back, the queen met with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, as well as U.K. Thrones stars Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), and Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark).

When she was offered a shot at sitting in the famous Iron Throne, however, the queen politely declined.
It turned out that the Queen of England is not allowed to sit on a foreign throne. This is an esoteric rule many of us didn’t know before.