2 June 1953 – Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

| June 2, 2013

2 June 1953 – Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

I know it’s not Tudor related but for all those interested in the British monarchy and Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey on this day in 1953 making today her 60th anniversary or Diamond Jubilee. You can find out more about her coronation at www.thediamondjubilee.org but here are some facts: The Queen […]

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

| February 6, 2012

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

As a very proud British citizen, I just want to draw attention to the fact that today marks Queen Elizabeth II’s diamond jubilee, the 60th anniversary of her accession. On this day in 1952, Princess Elizabeth was told by her husband that her father, King George VI, had died and that she was Queen Elizabeth […]