First Royal Visit to Canada

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The “Sailor King” - William IV in dress uniform, painted by Sir Martin Archer Shee, c. 1800

Queen Elizabeth II has visited Canada on more than twenty occasions, but members of the Royal Family have been regular visitors to Canada since 1786. As we await the visit of Prince William and Kate we thought you would enjoy a history of Royals who visited Canada in the past.