Kit Harington’s Truly Bizarre Connection To King Charles’ Late Mother Queen Elizabeth Will Leave You Stunned

Kit Harington's Truly Bizarre Connection To King Charles’ Late Mother Queen Elizabeth Will Leave You Stunned
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While there may have been several attempts of creating something truly grand on the small screen, none of the shows and series have come close to the popularity that HBO’s blockbuster series Game Of Thrones has gotten. And Kit Harington, along with a long list of high-profile celebrities, has been part of the show, making it one of the best-received TV shows of all time.

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A still from Game Of Thrones
A still from Game Of Thrones

And along with boasting of being a part of such a grand and beloved TV franchise, Kit Harington also has a connection with the royal family of England as well, although it may not be how anyone can guess. During an interview, the star revealed what the connection actually was and how it can be called ‘unique’ in a way.

Kit Harington’s Ancestors Had A Bizarre Connection To The Royal Family

Kit Harington as Jon Snow in a still from Game Of Thrones
Kit Harington as Jon Snow in a still from Game Of Thrones

No one could’ve guessed just how big the reach and influence of HBO’s Game Of Thrones would receive with the release of the first season. And now, it has become a monster on the small screen with numerous spin-offs, prequels, and continuations being churned out consistently. Along with a dystopian fantasy story, stars like Kit Harington, who helped the show what it has become today, have nothing but love and admiration from countless fans from all around the world. But it seems like it’s not the only thing that the star has pride in.

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In a previous interview, the How To Train Your Dragon star was asked about rumors which stated that his family ancestors had a connection to Queen Elizabeth the First during her reign as the ruler of the British Empire. Sure enough, the star clarified that these rumors were indeed true and that his ancestors were inventors who made the first flushing toilet for the Queen back in the day. He said:

“That’s 100 percent true. It’s called ‘the John Harington,’ Yeah. I’m glad it’s not called ‘the Harington.’ [My family] also wrote the queen a lot of bad poetry. I’ve inherited the bad poetry genes, but not the inventor genes.”

While it may certainly be an honor that his family had a connection with the Queen in the past, Harington can also boast about his meeting with King Charles’ Late. Mother in person.

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Kit Harington Met Queen Elizabeth II On The Sets Of Game Of Thrones

Queen Elizabeth II on the sets of Game Of Thrones
Queen Elizabeth II on the sets of Game Of Thrones

If you weren’t able to comprehend just how popular the show is, you’ll definitely get the idea when you’ll learn about the fact that the Late. Queen Elizabeth II once visited the sets of the show while the production was taking place in Northern Ireland. Here, she also met with Harington in person, although she failed to identify who he was and what he did in the show, something that the star revealed himself.

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Game Of Thrones, streaming on HBO Max.

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Source: Elle

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