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If a Disney princess had night terrors, the story of Sansa Stark might be what woke her up screaming. Often overlooked in favor of her killer kid sister, the elder Stark sibling has had all her illusions about the world, and her safety in it, shattered. But her quiet, innate political shrewdness and emotional strength have enabled her to survive in a royal court that likely would have cost every other member of her family their heads. She’s the show’s best-kept secret. By Rollingstone about Sansa Stark in their list of top 40 game of thrones characters. Sansa is number 4. x (via tomlincum)

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Previously unseen footage of Queen Elizabeth II as a little girl.

Released by The Royal Collection Trust to coincide with the Royal Childhood exhibition at Buckingham Palace, the footage also features the Queen’s younger sister, Princess Margaret, as well as Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.