Kate Middleton Photos - Saturday, June 16, 2012. Prince William Kate Middleton and Duchess of Cambridge at the "Trooping the Colour Ceremony" as part of the Queen's birthday celebration. . - Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh at the "Trooping the Colour" birthday celebrations in London with aerial perfomance
Guildhall Lunch Following The National Service Of Thanksgiving To Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attends a lunch after the National Service of Thanksgiving as part of the 90th birthday celebrations for The Queen at The Guildhall on June 10, 2016 in London, England.
Queen Elizabeth II Photos Photos: Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh at the "Trooping the Colour" birthday celebrations in London with aerial perfomance
Queen Elizabeth II attends a National Service of Thanksgiving as part of the 90th birthday celebrations for The Queen at St Paul's Cathedral on June 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
In Charles II's time, the Banqueting House (Whitehall, London) was used as the ceremonial chamber of the court and the scene of grand receptions. Of the Queen's birthday celebration on the 15th of November in 1677, which Rose and Kit attend in the final chapter of their story, John Evelyn noted in his diary: "The Queene's birth-day, a greate Ball at Court, where the Prince of Orange and his new Princesse danced."
Trooping the Color is a huge public ceremony that takes place each year in London as part of the Queens birthday celebrations. And this year its a big one! On Saturday 11th June 1400 officers 200 horses and 400 musicians will march on Horseguards Parade in central London as the Royal family arrive in horse-drawn carriages to attend the event and thousands of members of the public line the streets to watch the action unfold. HRH arrives to salutes and the firing of cannons and carries out…
Queen Elizabeth II, Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Princess Alexandra are seen during a reception to celebrate the patronages of the Princess, in the year of her 80th birthday at Buckingham Palace on November 29, 2016 in London, England.