Queen of England Refuses to Sit on Iron Throne

Queen Elizabeth II visited the set of HBO’s Game of Thrones in Belfast on Tuesday as part of a three-day visit to Northern Ireland. And while she cordially mingled with the cast and posed for some photos, there is one thing she deliberately chose to avoid: Taking a seat on the iconic Iron Throne.

Instead, she just gave it a wary side-glance from afar:

Among the cast members who greeted Her Majesty were Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister, seen above) and Kit Harrington (Jon Snow).

Watch raw video of her visit below, via ITN:

[h/t Vulture]
[Photo via screengrab]

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