Queen privately marks 67th anniversary on the throne BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Queen is marking the anniversary of her accession privately as she reaches 67 years on the throne. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/queen-privately-marks-67th-anniversary-on-the-throne-37787472.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37787464.ece/24420/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_e4b99d43-a401-43c7-aea8-9888701f9686_1 Email The Queen is marking the anniversary of her accession privately as she reaches 67 years on the throne. Gun salutes will be fired by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park and the Honourable Artillery Company at the Tower of London to commemorate the occasion. The bells of Westminster Abbey, the gothic church where the Queen was married and crowned, will also ring out to mark Accession Day. Princess Elizabeth became Queen on February 6 1952, on the death of her beloved father George VI. She was just 25 and thousands of miles … [Read more...] about Queen privately marks 67th anniversary on the throne
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QUEEN Elizabeth is the longest reigning British monarch in our country's history. We look at how old she was when she was made queen, when her coronation was and just how long she's been on the throne... How old was the Queen when she was crowned? Elizabeth was just 25 years old when she became the Queen of England but she was 27 by the time of the coronation. She is now 92 years old and still completing royal duties, although Prince Charles was voted in as her successor as head of the Commonwealth on April 20. On September 9, 2015, she became the longest reigning British monarch, overtaking her great-great-grandmother Victoria. And on February 6, 2017 she became the first British monarch to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee marking 65 years on the throne. The Queen is also the world’s oldest currently serving state leader, and celebrates her 92nd birthday on April 21. When was Queen Elizabeth II's coronation? The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place on June 2, 1953. Elizabeth … [Read more...] about What year was Queen Elizabeth II crowned, when did her coronation take place and what age was she when she became queen?
History will be made today when a statue of the Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is unveiled in the town to celebrate our longest reigning monarch.The statue, commissioned by Gravesham council and sculpted by Douglas Jennings, is being jointly unveiled by the Rt Rev James Langstaff, Bishop of Rochester, and Cllr David Turner, honorary freeman of the borough and leader of the authority.The pair will reveal the statue to the public in St Andrew’s Gardens, and Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven will be attending the unveiling, representing The Lieutenancy of Kent.The statue portrays the Sovereign in her Order of the Garter robes and is thought to be the only seated sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II in existence.Originally commissioned in 2016 to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, the statue will commemorate Queen Elizabeth II, who became the longest reigning British monarch in September 2015, and the world’s longest reigning current monarch in October 2016.In February last year, she … [Read more...] about Statue to be unveiled to Queen
Elizabeth II, the queen of England, may have used her accessories to send thinly veiled barbs at US President Donald Trump during his visit to England, The Daily Mail reports, citing an observant Twitter user called Julie (@SamaruiKnitter). © AP Photo / Andrew HarnikDonald Trump's Secret Service Agent Dies in UKAccording to @SamaruiKnitter, on the day of Trump’s arrival, the queene wore a brooch that was given to her as a gift by Barack and Michele Obama during their last visit to the UK. On the next day, during her meeting with Trump, the queen adorned her attire with a diamond brooch that the Queen Mother had worn at the state funeral of King George VI in 1952. And on the last day of the US president’s visit, she wore the Sapphire Jubilee Snowflake Brooch, which was presented to her by Governor-General of Canada David Johnston to mark her 65 years … [Read more...] about Queen of England Might Have Used Jewelry to Troll Trump – Reports
DONALD Trump's Presidential visit led to protests involving thousands of Brits last week, but royal fans have speculated the Queen may have been doing a silent protest of her own. Her Majesty always remains neutral in political matters, but one Twitter user thinks she made a secret swipe at the US President - and her theory's really got people talking. According to Twitter user Julie, who goes by SamuraiKnitter, our monarch wore a "controversial" brooch on all three days of Trump's visit. As we all know, the Queen loves a good brooch - and fans were quick to point out she always seems to think very carefully before choosing which one to wear. Julie wrote: "The brooch is ALWAYS significant. Badges of military regiments - she inspects some troops, she wears the badge of them to do it. "A head of state gives her a brooch? If they visit, she'll wear it or something else she'd been given by them as a gift." However, she's also the ultimate professional who remains tight-lipped on political … [Read more...] about Did the Queen really ‘troll Trump’ with her brooches?