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Old 06-05-2012, 06:38 AM
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The London cope has been round a while now. The then bishop of London wore it at the PoW's wedding in 1981 and it wasn't new for that occasion either!
I wonder if its The Jubilee Cope? It was commissioned for the Bishop of London by St. Paul’s in honour of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
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Trying to find a picture of Princess Anne, she looks stunning!

HM has gone to Mansion House, not for lunch, just a reception and then it's the Palace of Westminster for Lunch I believe. Almost all the guests from the Service have gone to Guildhall, that's over 2,000 people.
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Impromptu God Save the Queen from the crowds as they see the Queen. And a wonderful one too.
I hope Her Majesty can truly feel just how beloved and respected she is.
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William, please stop fiddling with your tie.
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I wonder if its The Jubilee Cope? It was commissioned for the Bishop of London by St. Paul’s in honour of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
I believe that Huw Edwards on the BBC said that it was.
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I believe that Huw Edwards on the BBC said that it was.
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Just realised I'm going to miss the carriage procession, I'm at work!

Simply love seeing the public wiping away tears, Louise looks so cute!
That was very touching. Louise is a little ham. She really does genuinely enjoy being in the spotlight.

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Impromptu God Save the Queen from the crowds as they see the Queen. And a wonderful one too.
I hope Her Majesty can truly feel just how beloved and respected she is.
I second your sentiments.
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Catherine looked very elegant. But does a young woman of 30 need all that heavy makeup which started to crack between the cheeks as soon as she smiled broadly. Surely just soap and water will do just as well as she seems to have a flawless complexion.
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Get that women off my screen, ARGH!
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Anyone who thinks Kate's makeup is too heavy, turn to ITV1 now to see Joan Collins.
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OMG they look so tired http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/...75_964x502.jpg

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Anyone who thinks Kate's makeup is too heavy, turn to ITV1 now to see Joan Collins.
I must be blind because I thought she looked great. I didn't notice any "cracking"!
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If that was taken when the Archbishop was talking, I can understand the faces. He has one of those monotonal voices.
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Nor me, Royal Newbie.

I noticed a French tricolour being waved enthusiastically outside St. Paul's (Nico, it wasn't you was it? ). Apparently 3.6 million people watched last night's concert in France. The Queen must be really something to get the French onside .
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It must be so horrible for her to be there while her husband is in hospital !
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I LOVE this picture - Princess Michael of Kent has nodded off completely!!

I thought that it was a beautiful service - the sermon and the prayers were most lovely and I felt hugely proud to be a loyal Australian subject singing my heart out to "God Save the Queen" much to be neighbours chagrin. I did feel for the Queen, though, at not having Prince Phillip at her side on this most special day - perhaps the highlight of her reign. I was a tiny bit disappointed that it lack some of the granduer of the Golden Jubilee e.g. "I was Glad" and the "Vivat Regina" chanting, the Royal Family in Uniform, the Gold state Coach etc. but it was still a very special occasion that I feel greatful to have witnessed - albeit from afar. I can't wait for the carriage procession and balcony appearance later

Also, does anyone know if Princess Alexandra was there? I didn't see her and she is one of my favourites.
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The Queen must be really something to get the French onside .
It's not so surprising :) The French have long held a notable affection for the Queen.
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Also, does anyone know if Princess Alexandra was there? I didn't see her and she is one of my favourites.

She was there , she arrive with car after mini buses with other Royals
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