Britain's Queen Elizabeth got a close-up look at the Iron Throne when she visited the set of the television show "Game of Thrones" in Belfast on Tuesday. In the show, based on a book series by George R. R. Martin, the throne is constructed from the swords of a king's vanquished enemies. The queen declined to sit on the throne.
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip talk with members of the cast on the set of "Game of Thrones" in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday.
First published June 24 2014, 6:06 AM