Royal fascination: Exploring France’s attachment to ‘ze’ queen • FRANCE 24 English

For a country that so famously chopped off the head of its own king, many people in France are enchanted by the British monarchy. This fascination was particularly visible when #QueenElizabeth II passed away last week. On top of the official expression of condolences by French President Emmanuel Macron, many ordinary French people were upset by the passing of the monarch. For many, the queen was a symbol of Franco-British friendship and the Entente cordiale. But will the mutual fascination between #France and the British monarchy continue with #KingCharles III? We take a closer look in this episode of French Connections.

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