Queen, Philip mark 72 years of marriage

2020-02-23 08:45:33    阅读:176705

Royal messages of congratulation have been sent to the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh as they celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary. The Queen, who is attending to royal duties in London on Wednesday as part of her working week, will be apart from Philip, who i

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nding much of his retirement on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, more than 160km away. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex marked the occasion on their SussexRoyal Instagram account with an archive photo of the young monarch and the duke arriving at Royal Ascot by carriage in 1956. The post read: "Happy anniversary to

Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh! ";On this day, seventy-two years ago, they夜明珠打一生肖 were married at Westminster Abbey. Many congratulations!" The Duke and Duchess of Cambridges social me

dia account also shared images of the Queen and Philip from the past and present. Their me

ssage read: "Wishing Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of E

dinburgh a very happy 72nd Wedding Anniversary

!" The royal familys official Twitter account also celebrated the rare achievement. The Queen, now 93, was a 21-year-old prin

cess when she married the dashing Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947. Princess Elizabeth was dressed in an ivory silk Norman Hartnell gown, decorated with 10,000 se

ed pearls, glittering crystals a

nd an intricate 4m star-patterned train, when she wed 26-year-old Philip, who was fresh from servin

g in the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Their enduring relationship has lasted the longest of any British sovereign. Philip, 98, who has now retired, was at the Queens s

ide throughout the decades on royal d

uty. Australian Associated Press