Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in Den Haag

On November 11, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was in Den Haag to celebrate 200 years of judicial power in the Hall of Knights.  During the event she “…received the first two books of the history of judiciary power.”  

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh Visit Margate, England. Plus, Other News

On November 11, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Margate, England.  During their visit the royal couple toured the Turner Contemporary art gallery, a new café, and the RNLI Lifeboat station.  To view photos please click here. 

Yesterday evening, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh attended the opening of the new exhibit, Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination, at the British Library.

This unique collection of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts. Collected by the kings and queens of England over 800 years these treasures are outstanding examples of the decorative and figurative painting of the era. Together they are our most vivid source for understanding royal identity, moral and religious beliefs, learning, faith artistic trends and the international politics of the period. source

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Attend a Gala Dinner at St. James’s Palace (VIDEO)

On November 10, 2011, T.R.H.s The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a gala dinner at St. James’s Palace in London, England for the charity, National Memorial Arboretum Appeal.

The National Memorial Arboretum Appeal was launched in April 2009 by its Patron, The Duke of Cambridge, to develop the Arboretum into a world-renowned centre for Remembrance and to ensure that there are necessary facilities for the 300,000 visiting families, servicemen and women, veterans and members of the public each year.

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