Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth misses New Year's Day church service

Despite her absence at church, the monarch is "up" and "working" Sunday, a royal source told CNN. The source added that the Queen is "taking red boxes," a reference to the famous red boxes that contain government documents and other information and business pertaining to her role as head of state.

Queen Elizabeth II: Longest-reigning monarch by the numbers

Here is a look at Elizabeth II by the numbers:

89: Age

April 21, 1926: Date of birth

25: Age she became queen

63: Years as British monarch

1945: Elizabeth learns how to drive.

November 20, 1947: Elizabeth II marries His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

1953: Elizabeth II attends her first football match (FA Cup Final).