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Old 12-18-2007, 02:18 PM
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Queen shows off huge mystery bruise... I hope she's alright..

Queen shows off huge mystery bruise | Metro.co.uk
Al fayed would claim that it was the ghost of Diana who pushed her down the stairs....

But I'm glad she is okay.
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Old 12-18-2007, 03:34 PM
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more article..

Riddle of the Queen's bruised neck | the Daily Mail

more photos..

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...1198006127.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...1198006188.jpg
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Old 12-18-2007, 04:15 PM
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Ouch that is a nasty (not to mention, painful) looking bruise. I guess that can happen with someone her age. You can bruise more easily at her age, right?
It looks like she must've bumped it rather hard, though. I hope she did not fall off her horse! Given that she rides without any protective equipment.... The only positive outcome from something like that is it might give her incentive to wear protective gear from now on. I do wish she would do it. I don't like that she rides with only her headscarf on her head.
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Old 12-18-2007, 04:22 PM
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I reckon she told Princess Anne that her hair was old fashioned.
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Old 12-18-2007, 04:45 PM
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I reckon she told Princess Anne that her hair was old fashioned.
HA! That was funny!!!!
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Old 12-18-2007, 07:06 PM
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Yeah, haha....... But my Lord, if Anne can do that....?!
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Old 12-19-2007, 05:11 AM
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Unlikely to have happened due to a fall off her horse and a helmet wouldn't have protected her anyway.

It probably happened when she fell off her chair laughing.
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Old 12-22-2007, 10:03 AM
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One of the country's most high profile historians delivered a withering attack on the Queen last night.
David Starkey, an expert on the British monarchy, has reportedly accused the head of state of being a philistine and being poorly educated.

The Queen is a philistine who lacks an education, says David Starkey | the Daily Mail

David Starkey is ending his series on the monarchy with some blistering conclusions - lose the Church of England and find salvation in Charles.

Interview: David Starkey | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
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Old 12-22-2007, 02:25 PM
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I suppose that whether or not she is educated depends on your definition of an education..................I myself consider her quite educated.
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Old 12-24-2007, 01:01 PM
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A visit to the Republic of Ireland by Queen Elizabeth II is inevitable, Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern has said

BBC NEWS | Northern Ireland | Irish Royal visit is 'inevitable'
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Old 12-24-2007, 02:38 PM
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So who is spending Christmas Eve/Christmas with the Queen this year?
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Old 12-25-2007, 01:18 AM
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So who is spending Christmas Eve/Christmas with the Queen this year?


Hello, I thing Anne and her Family is there. The Children from Margaret. Alexandra. The Family is so big.

I wish all a silent Christmas
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Old 12-25-2007, 03:08 AM
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A visit to the Republic of Ireland by Queen Elizabeth II is inevitable, Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern has said

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Bertie made the Queen's visit sound like a tsunami or earthquake warning.
I thought the Queen has visited Ireland before though, a couple of years ago?
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:00 AM
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^ The Queen has visited Northern Ireland (sometime in the 90s) but never has visited Ireland, although other members of the family have visited Ireland.
I believe the BBC article you posted mentioned that the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh had been there.
It also mentions that the last reigning monarch to visit Ireland was George V.
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Old 12-25-2007, 10:44 AM
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Here is the full text of the Queen's Christmas Day message:

Queen's Christmas Message: The Full Text |Sky News|Home
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Old 12-26-2007, 09:24 AM
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Exclusive footage of royal party

Never-before-seen footage of the Royal Family gathering to celebrate the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's diamond wedding anniversary featured in the monarch's Christmas broadcast this year.

As they pose for a group photograph, the Queen, sitting in the prime spot in the front row, delivers a spontaneous enthusiastic "cheese".

While royals including heir to the throne the Prince of Wales and Prince William stand around mingling, Prince Harry asks with a grin: "Are you going to feed us now?"
</H1>The Press Association: Exclusive footage of royal party
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Old 12-26-2007, 09:32 AM
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I love this picture of the queen from yesterday with the little boy. She looks very amused giggling at the hat

Queen's jester hat giggles | Christmas mass | Sandringham | The Sun |HomePage|News|Royals
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Old 12-26-2007, 06:27 PM
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Hello, Merry Christmas to all :)

I have a question: Where can I find pictures of the Queen and her family walking to church service? I have looked many places but can not find them.

Many thanks if you can help.

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Old 12-26-2007, 07:26 PM
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One of the country's most high profile historians delivered a withering attack on the Queen last night.
David Starkey, an expert on the British monarchy, has reportedly accused the head of state of being a philistine and being poorly educated.

The Queen is a philistine who lacks an education, says David Starkey | the Daily Mail

David Starkey is ending his series on the monarchy with some blistering conclusions - lose the Church of England and find salvation in Charles.

Interview: David Starkey | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
Good God what an ass!
There are different levels of education. HM was not formally educated, (she wasn't supposed to inherit the throne!) but she certainly isn't a dummy! She has educated herself quite well, thank you very much!
Her tastes happen to be different from this posturing prig!
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Old 12-26-2007, 07:52 PM
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Hello, Merry Christmas to all :)

I have a question: Where can I find pictures of the Queen and her family walking to church service? I have looked many places but can not find them.

Many thanks if you can help.

Hi Melania:

You can find those pictures in this thread.
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