On April 5, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York attended Maundy Service in York Minster. During today’s event Her Majesty “…handed out traditional Royal Maundy money to 172 people…” during the service at York Minster.
The royal trip also attended a luncheon held at Mansion House as well as visited the exhibition, 1212: The Making of the City, held at the Yorkshire Museum.
Click the links below to watch videos as well as photos from today’s event.
- VIDEO (with an article)
- VIDEO 2 (with an article)
- VIDEO 3
- VIDEO 4
- VIDEO 5
- Gallery One
- Gallery Two
- Gallery Three
Meanwhile, on the official You Tube channel for the Library of Congress there are several rare films/videos of various royals including Edward the Prince of Wales, Kaiser Wilhelm II, the royal procession during the funeral of King Edward VII and more. Click the links below to watch.
- King Edward’s Funeral, 1910
- The Awesome Kaiser Wilhelm II
- Emperor Franz Josef of Austria
- Members of the British royal family, 1918
- Edward, Prince of Wales, 1919
- Edward, Prince of Wales, Opens the US/Canada Peace Bridge (via ITN Source)
Source: Royal.gov.uk and BBC News
Photo courtesy of Daylife