Six normal, everyday things the Queen has never done in her life

She may be the Queen of the United Kingdom, but Queen Elizabeth II has been unable to do some ordinary rites of passage in her 65 years on the throne.

The royal has certainly lived a life of luxury and has been all over the world and met some very important and interesting people.

However, her childhood wasn't exactly normal and there were some normal and everyday activities that she simply wasn't allowed to do.

She's missed out on several milestones that normal people take for granted, but she's also lived in Buckingham Palace and enjoyed the finer things in life for decades.

Here's six things that the Queen has never done…

Attended school

Despite members of the Royal Family attending some of the best private schools and universities these days, the Queen never actually went to school.

Instead, she and her younger sister Princess Margaret were educated at home privately by some of the best tutors money could buy.

The siblings studied constitutional history and law to prepare them for their jobs in the royal family.

Been on dates

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The Queen's love life is a short and simple story as she first met her husband when he was Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark in 1939.

As soon as the then Princess Elizabeth laid eyes on the "handsome and dashing" royal at the Royal Naval College in Darmouth, she was said to be head over heels.

She was just a teenager when they first met, and although the couple waited until she was 21 to announce their relationship, they were very much in love.

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Biography Robert Lacy claimed: "One of the most extraordinary things about the Queen is that she fell in love and married just about the first man she met.

"Of course, it's a slight exaggeration. But she met Prince Philip of Greece, as he then was in 1939 when he was a dashing naval cadet at Dartmouth Naval college.

"She had met him before at family occasion, but this was the occasion when, by her own account, the spark was struck."

Therefore, the Queen has never had to experience pre-date nerves and has certainly never been ghosted or stood up.

A driving test

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The Queen has never had to deal with the nerves that come with preparing for a driving test.

Just like passports, driver's licenses are issued in her name so therefore she doesn't need one.

The monarch learned to drive during the Second World War, but she never had to take the test with an instructor.

The Queen is often seen driving herself around Sandringham in one of her Land Rovers.

Worked a 9-5 job

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While the Queen has spent years keeping up with a very busy schedule filled with state business, Government matters and official engagements, she's never actually had a "normal" 9-5 job.

She's done tours overseas and met with many important people on her travels, but her routine hasn't exactly been set in stone like most people.

The Queen has never sat at a desk in an office, pulled pints behind a bar or had to deal with office politics and horrible bosses.

Opened presents on Christmas Day

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It is tradition for the Royal Family to spend the festive season at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.

However, they don’t actually open presents on Christmas morning like the rest of us.

In a tradition started by her father King George VI, the Queen has kept ties to the family’s German heritage by opening presents on Christmas Eve.

The family also typically gives each other gag gifts, avoiding the awkward question of "what to buy the longest reigning British monarch for Christmas?"

Voted in an election

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Although it is not illegal, it is considered unconstitutional for the monarch to vote in any election.

As Head of State, the Queen is required to remain neutral on all political matters.

It's almost certain that Her Majesty has her own opinions on what's going on in the House of Commons, but she manages to maintain her ceremonial and formal roles.

The Queen has weekly meetings with the Prime Minister where she is updated on what's going on and important issues.

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