Prince Philip, who celebrates his 91st birthday June 10, was finally discharged from hospital after being hospitalized with bladder infection at the height of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached
its climax as the Queen, together with members of the British Royal Family,
greeted a sea of crowd who gathered before the Buckingham Palace balcony in an
unprecedented display of affection to the Queen who dedicated her life in the
service of the people.
Four hours of standing, a damp weather, and chilly temperature all took their toll on Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who was taken by ambulance from Windsor Castle,
where he and Queen Elizabeth II were resting after the grueling four-hour Thames river
pageant last Sunday.
Three generations of royalty all gathered together to join
Queen Elizabeth II while sailing down the Thames during the spectacular Diamond
Jubilee river pageant. Thousands of crowd from all over Britain gathered along
the river to get the best view of the Queen, while the whole world keeps their
eye in London to mark the Queen’s 60th year on the throne.
For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has been tireless and
selfless in dedicating her life to the throne. Brought up to fulfill her
destiny, the Queen’s reign has been so full of ups and downs and yet for all
that she’s been through, she never failed to win the hearts of the millions of
Britons who continue to show their unwavering support for the lady who stood by
their times through all the grim moments and rejoiced them through all the
triumphs and victory. In this video, let us take a look back and the 60
momentous years of Queen Elizabeth II.
Gazing pensively ahead, her face etched with sadness, this
is the first picture taken of the Queen following the unexpected death of her
father, King George VI, reports The Telegraph. This image was released for the first time in
commemoration of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee.
When Queen Elizabeth II vowed to dedicate her life for the
service of her country and the Commonwealth “be it long or short,” she meant
was she said. And so, 60 years after she became, the 86 year old monarch, still
smiling and waiving, continues to perform her duty without ceasing.
Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco hosted the
annual marquee Formula One race. Together with the couple were the prince’s
nephew, Pierre and Andrea Casiraghi and the Countess of Wessex, who was
Princess Charlene’s close friend.
From a jellybean queen, to a monarch made from money,
artists from all over the country has been showing their love for Queen
Elizabeth II by creating unique and wonderful portraits of Her Majesty, taking up
the tools of their trade and giving their most creative to offer a tribute to
the lady whom all Britons love.