Few monarchs make it to their diamond jubilee - and in the past century or so, many of the world's royal dynasties have fallen by the wayside. So the festivities can carry a hint of relief and thankfulness, says historian David Cannadine. Read BBC’s article about how the Diamond Jubilee becomes a reason for all Britons to rejoice.
|The Queen greets well-wishers during the 60th year |
of her accession last February.