Category Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

Kristin Scott Thomas Receives Damehood

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Kristin Scott Thomas received damehood at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Dame Thomas is set to take over the role of Queen Elizabeth in the production The Audience from Dame Helen Mirren in April. The Queen warned her that it will be a “challenge” to play her.

[Sunday Express]

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Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 50 Years of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

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The Queen and Prince Philip hosted the 50th Winston Churchill Memorial Trust reception at Buckingham Palace tonight.┬áPer an article in the Telegraph, the trust was “set up in 1965 as Sir Winston Churchill’s living legacy to help give people the opportunity to travel overseas to study areas of topical and personal interests”. See more here.

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BRF Attends Service for Families of Men and Women Killed in Afghanistan at St. Paul’s

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip leave St. Paul’s on Friday, 3/13/15

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, and Countess of Wessex leaving St. Paul's on Friday, 3/13/15

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, and Countess of Wessex leaving St. Paul’s on Friday, 3/13/15

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at St. Paul's, Friday, 3/13/15

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at St. Paul’s, Friday, 3/13/15

Prince Harry and Duchess of Cambridge, Friday, 3/13/15

Prince Harry and Duchess of Cambridge, Friday, 3/13/15

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Friday, 3/13/15

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Friday, 3/13/15

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall at St. Paul's, Friday, 3/13/15

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall at St. Paul’s, Friday, 3/13/15

For more details and photos see the Daily Mail

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Queen Elizabeth Names P&O Ship – Britannia

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Her Majesty┬ákept busy today with the naming of a new cruise ship – the Britannia. This is the fifth official naming of a cruise ship done by Queen Elizabeth.

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See more on the BBC website.

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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Slated to Go to Malta in November

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According to the Times of Malta, Queen Elizabeth along with Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and the Duchess of Cornwall will head to Malta in November for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). CHOGM will be held November 27-29. This will surely be a special visit for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip as this is the country that they called home early on in their marriage from 1949-1951.

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Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Her 88th Birthday Today!

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New portrait of the Queen to mark her 88th birthday (Photo David Bailey/PA)

[The Telegraph]

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