Her Majesty The Queen visited Brasenose College on the 2nd December 2009. This was her second visit to the College. As Princess Elizabeth, The Queen lunched in Brasenose when she visited the University in 1948. Other monarchs who have visited the College include Queen Elizabeth I, in 1562 and 1592, King James I in 1605, and King George III in 1786.
A large number of students, Fellows and staff gathered on Old Quad lawn to welcome The Queen to the College.