Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Hosts a Lovely Garden Party.

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On the afternoon of May 12, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex, and Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester hosted the first Garden Party of the year at Buckingham Palace in London, England.

According to various sources Her Majesty beamed as she spoke about her fifth great-grandchild, Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.  One lucky guest who spoke to the Press Association noted how Her Majesty “…was pleased to have another great-granddaughter in particular.”

An estimated 8,000 guests were served “…20,000 sandwiches, 20,000 slices of cake and 27,000 cups of tea…”

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