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The Queen of England Is Visiting a Game of Thrones Set in Northern Ireland

Queen of England at Royal Ascot Festival
Chris Jackson -- Getty Images Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attend day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2014 in Ascot, England.

Just a few days after Sunday's epic season finale

Hasn’t anybody ever told Queen Elizabeth II that “when you play the game of thrones, you win or you die?” Britain’s matriarch is headed to the set of Game of Thrones during her tour of Northern Ireland this month, and we hope she’s prepared.

The Queen’s tour of Northern Ireland will take place between June 23 and June 25, according to an official statement from Buckingham Palace.

Many of the most dramatic scenes in the Game of Thrones HBO series are filmed in Northern Ireland, including The Wall and the scenes at the Eyrie (think Moon Door, people, and pray the Queen watches her step).

Her visit to the set was announced in the British Monarchy’s official Twitter account Wednesday morning.

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