The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > British Royals

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #81  
Old 11-19-2003, 04:59 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 281
U.S. President George W. Bush, left, and first lady Laura Bush, second right, stand with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh for an official photo in the Music Room before the start of the State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in London Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003. Bush is making a four-day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	din2.jpg
Views:	244
Size:	25.5 KB
ID:	26734  
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:04 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
Pres. Bush accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh while inspecting the troops. Nov. 19, 2003.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:06 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 281
Quote:
Originally posted by A.C.C.@Nov 19th, 2003 - 3:46 pm
Pres. Bush and Laura Bush shaking hands with The Queen and Prince Philip.  I wonder why they didn't bow and curtsey?
Doesn't the American Constitution state that "All men are created equal"? (Or, something similar - sorry, I'm not American).

So, they wouldn't bow or curtsey.. If they did, I doubt it would go down well in America?
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:09 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
I am watching the coverage of the state banquet on t.v. The Queen looks amazing and Her magnificent jewels are just sparkling in the light. The only other royals I see besides The Queen and Prince Philip are Prince Charles and Princess Anne, but I haven't seen the full scope of the events so other royals might be there.
Reply With Quote
  #85  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:12 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 3,220
Very nice pictures everybody.

The Queen didn't have the usual smile like she does with most state visits, but Tony Blair looked pleased as peach for the both of them I guess!
Reply With Quote
  #86  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:14 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
Reply With Quote
  #87  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:19 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 281
Hi!

I'm watching it too ACC!

Yes, Tony looks like the cat who got the cream..

You almost need sunglasses to look at the Queen!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	din4.jpg
Views:	140
Size:	25.0 KB
ID:	27589  
Reply With Quote
  #88  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:28 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 281
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	din5.jpg
Views:	130
Size:	25.4 KB
ID:	27590  
Reply With Quote
  #89  
Old 11-19-2003, 05:32 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
A view from outside the Buckingham Palace gates of the Official Welcome of President Bush and the First Lady of the United States. Nov. 19, 2003
Reply With Quote
  #90  
Old 11-19-2003, 06:21 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: East of the sun and west of the moon, United States
Posts: 6,422
Does anybody know who some of the Americans that Bush will introduce at the dinner that he is hosting? Curious to know, who he thinks best represents the US?
__________________
WYAO
Reply With Quote
  #91  
Old 11-19-2003, 06:24 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: East of the sun and west of the moon, United States
Posts: 6,422
For an explanation of Royal state visits and US Presidents go to

http://www.npr.org/rundowns/rundown.php?pr...v-2003&prgId=17

Click on

Slate's Explainer: Rarity of Official State Visits

for the audio.
__________________
WYAO
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 11-19-2003, 08:17 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
A close picture of Queen Elizabeth II before the state banquet in honor of the Pres. and First Lady of the U.S. Nov. 19, 2003
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 11-19-2003, 08:56 PM
defalco's Avatar
Commoner
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Houston, United States
Posts: 46
Quote:
Originally posted by A.C.C.@Nov 19th, 2003 - 3:46 pm
Pres. Bush and Laura Bush shaking hands with The Queen and Prince Philip.  I wonder why they didn't bow and curtsey?
They do not bow or curtsey because this is the same monarchy that they were fleeing from (and fighting against). Traditional rules of bowing are that you only must curtsey or bow if you are under the authority of that said monarch. (You can if you would like to, but you are not required.) Any American who meets the Queen is not supposed to bow as it would be a slap in the face to their forefathers.
__________________
"The truth irritates those whom it enlightens but does not convert." -Quesnel
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:23 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 281
Yes. Thanks, defalco. Thought it was something like that. They didn't fight the American Revolution for nothing!
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:29 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
A general view of the ballroom during the state banquet.
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:32 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
Pres. Bush making his speech at the state banquet. Nov. 19, 2003
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:34 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
The Queen having a laugh during the President's speech at the state banquet in his honor at Buckingham Palace. Nov. 19, 2003.
Reply With Quote
  #98  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:37 PM
sara1981's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: North Little Rock, United States
Posts: 3,448
who been attend for banquet?

Sara Boyce
Reply With Quote
  #99  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:37 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
The royals and the guest of honor, Pres. Bush standing for a toast at the state banquet. You can see Princess Anne, the Pres., The Queen, and Prince Philip in the picture.
Reply With Quote
  #100  
Old 11-19-2003, 09:39 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 386
The two heads of state before the state banquet.
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
elizabeth ii, president bush, queen elizabeth ii, state visit, united states


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Prince & Princess of Asturias Visit to the United States: November 13-19, 2013 dazzling King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and Family 80 04-06-2014 11:22 AM
Official Visit to the United States - October 2011 Her_Majesty King Harald and Queen Sonja 26 10-30-2011 02:38 PM
State Visit from the President of the United States: May 24-26, 2011 agami.pearl British Royals 333 06-17-2011 09:40 AM
Harald & Sonja Visit the United States 2005 pdas1201 King Harald and Queen Sonja 38 03-08-2005 05:00 PM




Popular Tags
ascot 2016 beatrice borromeo best gown best gown september 2016 best hat best outfit best outfit 2016 catherine middleton style coup d'etat crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion crown princess mette-marit current events dom duarte duchess of cambridge e-mail fashion poll felipe vi grand duchess josephine-charlotte grand duke jean greece kate middleton king abdullah ii king felipe king felipe vi king willem-alexander member introduction monarchy new zealand nobel gala norway november 2016 october 2016 opening of parliament picture of the week prince bernhard prince charles princess charlene fashion princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mary fashion princess mary hats queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen mathildes outfits queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania royal fashion september 2016 state visit state visit to denmark succession sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:26 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016
Jelsoft Enterprises