Excited about the Queen discussing her jewels and coronation in the new documentary? So am I! Take a look at the brief trailer below. Ok, so it is a documentary but it is more of a conversation. Twenty-two years in the making, Alastair Bruce sits down with Her Majesty to talk about her coronation day and the jewels and symbols… Read More
Sixty-four years ago today, London’s Westminster Abbey hosted a glittering assortment of royals from across the world for the coronation of Elizabeth II. Hope was high and Britain celebrated their new queen and her young family. Sixty-four years on, the regal Elizabeth is respected and admired worldwide. She has become Britain’s longest-living and longest-reigning monarch. She’s been a steady influence… Read More
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Elizabeth, A Legacy Sixty years ago today, the former Princess Elizabeth was crowned Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey. It was a day of great pomp and circumstance, befitting a lovely new monarch. Joining her on the day were her small children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne, along with her mother, husband, and sister (as seen above). It was a… Read More
As the sun rose in the eastern United States, a certain blogger was stumbling awake to watch – and tweet about – the abdication of Queen Beatrix. Though it was still dark for me, the sun was shining in the Netherlands today as people celebrated – and said goodbye to – their queen of 33 years. In turn, they lifted… Read More
On February 12th, the official Dutch royal website provided an outline of the abdication and investiture program for April 30th. They do note that it is subject to change. If you are unsure of the time frame you should use to view the proceedings, check the World Clock. For instance, Amsterdam is -5 from Boston (they are five hours ahead… Read More