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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh Host a Lavish State Banquet in Honor of the Turkish President’s Visit to Britain

On November 22, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh hosted a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honor of the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül’s, three-day state visit to Britain. To view photos please click here.  To read Queen Elizabeth’s speech during the banquet please click here.  Photo courtesy of: Daylife/Reuters Continue reading

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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh Welcome the President of Turkey (VIDEO)

On November 22, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh officially welcomed the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül, and his wife Hayrunnisa, with a traditional ceremony  in London, England. According to the newspaper, Telegraph, upon the President’s arrival at Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall: … a 41-gun royal salute, fired from nearby … Continue reading

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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II Visits Guildford Cathedral. Plus, Other News

On November 18, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Guildford, England to attend a service at Guildford Cathedral to celebrate its “…50th anniversary of the dedication of the religious building.”  Also, on that day the queen visited East Surrey College with H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. To view photos please click the links below: Gallery … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II meets with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. Plus, Other News

On Tuesday November 15, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II met with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at Buckingham Palace. Later on in the afternoon, Queen Elizabeth II knighted one of the most successful English horse trainers, Sir Henry Cecil, during an investiture ceremony held at Buckingham Palace. After the ceremony, Sir Cecil noted, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Attends a Gala Banquet in Perth, Australia

On October 28, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II attended a gala banquet “…as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)…” in Perth, Australia.  Prior to the evening’s event the queen attended a brief luncheon with the new heads of commonwealth governments held at the Government House. To view photos please click here and here.  Photo … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh in Perth, Australia: Day Nine (VIDEO)

On October 27, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited Clontarf Aboriginal College where she watched basketballers and Australian Rules footballers in action and visited a cookery class where kangaroo stew was on the menu. She did not sample the exotic fare but remarked, “Smells good.” On being presented with a small pot of stew, she asked, “Recently made?” … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh Visit Brisbane, Australia

On October 24, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Brisbane, Australia.  The royal couple cruised the Brisbane River where thousands of people lined along the banks and bridges to catch a glimpse of the 85-year-old monarch. After the cruise the royal couple strolled through the South Bank rainforest before … Continue reading

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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh Visit Australia: Day Three (VIDEOS)

On October 21, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II delivered a speech in the Great Hall at an invitation-only parliamentary reception held at the Government House in Canberra. In her speech, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has expressed admiration for people who showed courage during a “difficult year” of heavy flooding in Australian towns and a … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh Visit the Floriade Flower Festival in Canberra, Australia (VIDEO)

On October 20, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Floriade Flower Festival in Canberra, Australia. Hundreds of locals cheered and waved from the banks of Lake Burley Griffin as the royal couple arrived to the festival by boat. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh … Continue reading

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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh Have Arrived in Australia (VIDEO)

On October 19, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Canberra, Australia to begin their 11-day official visit to the lovely land down under. Upon their arrival the royal couple were met by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Governor-General Quentin Bryce and ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher as well as hundreds … Continue reading