03 Mar '17, 8am

How the Queen uses her HANDBAG to send secret signals to her staff

Her trusty Launer handbag is as intrinsic to the Queen as crowns and corgis, but it turns out the accessory has a more important use than holding her spectacles on official engagements. According to royal historian Hugo Vickers, the monarch uses her bag to send secret signals to her staff to indicate when she's ready to move on from a conversation. He told People magazine that shifting her bag from one hand to the other is an indication the royal is ready to end a chat. 'Luckily, they’d let you down easy,' he said. 'It would be done very nicely. Someone would come along and say, ‘Sir, the Archbishop of Canterbury would very much like to meet you'.” According to royal historian Hugo Vickers, if you see the Queen switching her bag from one hand to the other, it's a secret signal to her staff that she's ready to end a conversation The Queen, pictured at Ascot in 2016, first s...

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