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Old 03-27-2015, 07:29 PM
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Agree Nico - looks like Q Julianna
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Old 03-28-2015, 06:25 AM
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No, King Edward VIII did not wear a crown. He even preferred to ride from Buckingham Palace to Westminster making use of royal limousines, instead of the traditional carriages.




In 1952 Queen Elizabeth used the traditional carriages. She wore King George IV's State Diadem during the Queen's Speech, so wore no crown indeed.
Fascinating, thanks for the info. So the George IV State Diadem that Queen Elizabeth wears back and forth to parliament for the state opening was worn continuously during her visit to parliament that day in 1952 including during the Queen's Speech. In other years the Diadem was replaced by the Imperial State Crown for the Speech and then she resumed wearing the Diadem. Interesting stuff.
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Old 03-30-2015, 04:55 PM
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Colonel Geoffrey Godbold, Common Cryer and Sergeant-At-Arms, reads the proclamation of the dissolution of the Parliament GODBOLD UPSOT- by the The Queen, a proclamation for the calling of a new parliament to meet our people and have their advice in Parliament hereby make known.. Call a new parliament, Monday 18th day of May next under our great seal of our realm.. Serve in the same parliament, give attendance This day God save the Queen-

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Old 05-22-2015, 05:53 PM
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EARLY MORNING REHEARSAL FOR STATE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT-

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Old 05-23-2015, 09:29 AM
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State Opening of Parliament 2015

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Old 05-26-2015, 11:46 AM
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The State Opening of Parliament 2015: BBC One- Live TV Coverage 10:30am
Huw Edwards presents coverage of the Queen's Speech from Westminster. A unique combination of pageantry and politics opens the first session of the new parliament, as Her Majesty the Queen outlines the government's plans for the coming year-
BBC One - The State Opening of Parliament, 27/05/2015

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State Opening of Parliament: Airing LIVE Wednesday, May 27 5:30am EDT on C-SPAN 2-

Queen Elizabeth II delivers a speech at Westminster to mark the formal State Opening of Parliament, during which she outlines the British government’s priorities for the upcoming year-
State Opening Parliament | Video | C-SPAN.org

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tvpc.com - BBC 1
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/ar...ent-today.html

Why would Kate and Will go wouldn't it be Charles and Camilla ?


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Old 05-27-2015, 03:12 AM
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Why would Kate and Will go wouldn't it be Charles and Camilla ?


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Old 05-27-2015, 03:24 AM
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Queen Elizabeth II delivers a speech at Westminster to mark the formal State Opening of Parliament, during which she outlines the British government’s priorities for the upcoming year-
State Opening Parliament | Video | C-SPAN.org
Thanks much Dman. I wouldn't have had any clue of where to look. Its one of those times when my sleep schedule is all out of whack yet again so I've got it programmed in to watch.
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Old 05-27-2015, 06:29 AM
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Charles and Camilla are there today.


Does anyone know which MP is at Buckingham Palace while The Queen is at Parliament?
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The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, traveled in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach to the Palace of Westminster to open a new session of Parliament. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were also in attendance. They traveled in the Irish State Coach.

Queen Elizabeth II Photos - The State Opening Of Parliament - Zimbio

2015 Queen's Speech and State Opening of Parliament, in pictures - Telegraph

Queen's Speech for 'those who work hard and do the right thing' | Daily Mail Online

She looks great.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...2721315759.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...2725270069.jpg
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Especially the Duchess of Cornwall looked spectacular. That for the shallow side. For the most serious side (the Government's plans): no comment (as I am not British).
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I won't comment on the speech and government policy either, but let me just say that I think The Queen looked much less frail this year than last year.
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Old 05-27-2015, 08:48 AM
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I won't comment on the speech and government policy either, but let me just say that I think The Queen looked much less frail this year than last year.

She does look well Phillip is looking very frail as you would expect at his age.


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Old 05-27-2015, 08:58 AM
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Just wondering. Does the monarch (or is the monarch allowed to) wear the Imperial State crown for the opening of parliament if they haven't been crowned, i.e. before their coronation?

Did Edward VIII where it (or any crown) when he opened parliament in November 1936? Same question for The Queen in 1952?
No, they don't do that. Edward VIII wore a cocked admirals hat at his (only) opening of Parliament. I think the Queen wore George IV's tiara in 1952.

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Old 05-27-2015, 09:04 AM
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These daily mail photos are wonderful

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ght-thing.html


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Question why does the Queen have to wear white ? Would love to see her in a colour to match the crown
And why does Camilla wear white ?

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Random questions of the kind only I tend to ask:
I noticed how worn the door to Parliament is where Black Rod strikes it. Is this the original door/piece of wood being struck - and/or have there been repairs over the years? The wear and tear is obvious.
What is a coasting school? I've not heard that term before.
How long does it take to swap out tiaras/crown and add the robe when the Queen arrives at Parliament and who gets to do that? I'd pay to watch, but assume it is off camera?
How does Boris Johnson replicate that same bed head day after day? And why?
And finally, does anyone know who the pages were this year?

What a beautiful day it was!
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Random questions of the kind only I tend to ask:
I noticed how worn the door to Parliament is where Black Rod strikes it. Is this the original door/piece of wood being struck - and/or have there been repairs over the years? The wear and tear is obvious.
What is a coasting school? I've not heard that term before.
How long does it take to swap out tiaras/crown and add the robe when the Queen arrives at Parliament and who gets to do that? I'd pay to watch, but assume it is off camera?
How does Boris Johnson replicate that same bed head day after day? And why?
And finally, does anyone know who the pages were this year?

What a beautiful day it was!
The door is a gift from India and Pakistan, made in 1950. There is nothing original in the House of Commons Chamber anymore. It burned down in 1941 and the older chamber burned down in 1832.

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