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Preparations Are Made For The Commonwealth Day Service At Westminster Abbey - Pictures - Zimbio
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Two nice pics without watermarks:

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Westminster Abbey in London,
March 9, 2009, to attend a Commonwealth Day service, marking the
60th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth.

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Daylife(AP) and REX also have a couple of photos.

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Old 03-09-2009, 01:08 PM
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Lovely pictures, HM looking timeless as ever!
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thanks icflower for the pictures !
the queens looks nice today ! i didn't like the dress too much ; its very simple .
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You are most welcome I've paid more attention to
the upper part of her outfit, the hat and the brooch and so
on, that looked fresh and ready for the spring to me, the rest
may be indeed be a bit boring

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Pics 10.3.2009

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton receives (among
others) an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
London, March 10, 2009

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Adore the hat :)
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Old 03-11-2009, 10:46 AM
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Lewis Hamilton receives MBE
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The 24-year-old racing star described collecting his MBE from the Queen as "one of the most overwhelming experiences" of his life.
"I was so nervous to meet her. It was one of the most overwhelming experiences I've ever had. I'm kind of lost for words," he said.
"I don't think you realise until you're standing in front of her how special it is."
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:56 PM
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Pics 10.3.2009

Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who is the Chancellor of the
University of Edinburgh, wears his ceremonial gown as he watches the
installation ceremony of the university's new rector Ian Macwhirter in
Edinburgh, Scotland March 10, 2009. The traditional 'Chairing of the
Rector' parade involves students carrying the new Rector shoulder-high
on a Sedan chair around Old College grounds.


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The Duke seems to be enjoying himself. He's still a distinguished-looking man.
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How great that he is still so physically able to enjoy his sports. He certainly looks like he's having a fine time in this picture. Thanks, Iceflower for all of the photos you post!
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Pics 13.3.2009

More pics of the Queen today:

Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Cheltenham Racecourse on Gold
Cup Day March 13, 2009

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Queen out of pocket as 10-1 Gold Cup shot outclassed - Times Online
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The Queen has expressed her disapproval of historical inaccuracies in The Young Victoria and said some of the costumes were too German.

Queen not amused by 'inaccuracies' in The Young Victoria film - Telegraph
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not amused really!!!
any way i cant give my point of view about the film , because i didn't watch it yet !
maybe the queen is raight who's know !
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Wow i would never have thought the queen would have watched the film.
And may i ask what does she mean by too german?
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Queen Elizabeth II Hosts Reception For 'Help The Hospices' 25th Anniversary - Pictures - Zimbio

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