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Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, in 25 remarkable pictures
The Royal Family gathered at Wellington Arch to watch as the coffin – which had been surrounded in the procession by the Royal Company of Archers, Gentlemen at Arms and Yeomen of the Guard – was transferred into a hearse for the drive to Windsor.
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Following her Coronation on 2 June 1953, The Queen made a broadcast in the evening, reflecting on the events of the day, thanking the public for their support... A speech by The Queen on her Coronation Day, 1953 | The Royal Family
The Queen's Coronation Oath, 1953. Published 02 June 1953. The things which I have here before promised, I will perform and keep. So help me God. In the Coronation ceremony of 2 June 1953, one of the highlights was when The Queen made her Coronation Oath (taken from the Order of Service for the Coronation).
The Queen’s Coronation Day Speech June 2nd, 1953 Transcript. Following her coronation on 2 June 1953, Her Majesty The Queen reflected on the events of the day, thanked the public for their support and promised to serve the Commonwealth and Empire. Read the transcript here.
Australian stamp issued for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. In the evening on 2 June, the Queen made a live radio broadcast to thank the public. All across the Queen's realms, the rest of the Commonwealth, and in other parts of the world, coronation celebrations were held.
- £1.57 million (estimates)
- London, United Kingdom
- 2 June 1953; 70 years ago
- Westminster Abbey
8 de set. de 2022 · Queen’s coronation day speech, 2 June 1953. The ceremonies you have seen today are ancient, and some of their origins are veiled in the mists of the past. But their spirit and their meaning...
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2 June 1953. The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, broadcast live on 2 June 1953, was the event that did more than any other to make television a mainstream medium. More than 20 million people ...