The hilarious story of Queen Elizabeth’s bodyguard resurrected after her death

in view of Queen Elizabeth II‘s Death On Thursday, some people are choosing to remember her humor — such as BuzzFeed News journalist David Mack.

On Thursday, Mack shared a video of the Queen’s former royal protection officer, Richard Griffin, telling a very funny story about the monarch in honor of her platinum jubilee in June.

“This remains an all-time story about the Queen,” Mack captioned the video.

In the video, Griffin shares a story when the Queen pranked two American pedestrians. He explained that he had accompanied the monarch on a picnic in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, near Balmoral Castle, when he ran into tourists who were on holiday in the area.

“The Queen would always stop and say hello … from the moment we first stopped, it was clear that she did not recognize [her],” They told sky News,

So American tourists started making small talk with the queen before asking her where she lived in the area.

“She said, ‘Well, I live in London, but I have a vacation house on the other side of the hills.

A tourist then asked the Queen how long she had been visiting the area, and the Queen replied, “‘Over 80 years since I was a little girl'” Griffin recalled.

Then curiosity arose in the minds of Americans.

“Well, if you’re coming at 80, you would have met the queen?” One of them asked him.

Without missing a beat, the Queen replied, “Well, I didn’t, but Dickie meets him here regularly,” referring to Griffin by a nickname.

The bodyguard said the tourist turned to her and asked her how she was.

And it looks like Dickie was feeling a little mischievous too and was following the Queen’s lead.

“‘She can be very stubborn at times, but she has a lovely sense of humour,'” Griffin said as she told Tourist.

Still oblivious to the fact that he was in the presence of royalty, the tourist threw his hand around the bodyguard and put his camera in the Queen’s hand, asking if she would mind taking a picture of the two of them. The queen obliged.

The tourists even took a picture with him and went on their way.

Griffin remembered that once the tourists were out of the commotion, the Queen turned to him and said:

“‘I’d love to be a fly on the wall when he shows those pictures to friends in America. Hopefully, someone tells him who I am.'”

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