• Victoria and Elizabeth II

    One country. Two Queens. Three centuries.

    Queen Elizabeth II is the great, great, great granddaughter of Queen Victoria and it appears while some things run in families, others definitely do not.
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  • The Diamond Jubilee - 60 years in the making

    The Diamond Jubilee - 60 years in the making

    A lot can happen in 60 years. From the sixpence to new pence. World cup wins to Royal Weddings. It's a whole lifetime we can all remember. We can all celebrate. We have all shared.

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  • The Queen and Prince Philip

    The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

    In 2012 Britain will unite in celebration as Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II reaches the 60th year of her reign.  Find out about The Queen's reign and the celebrations to mark her Diamond Jubilee year.

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  • Diamond Jubilee £5 Coin

    Diamond Jubilee Coins

    The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will be a remarkable moment in our history.  See the Official Queen's UK £5 Diamond Jubilee coin design, fully approved by Her Majesty The Queen and the Treasury.
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  • The Queen's Portraits

    The Royal Portraits

    Over the past 60 years The Queen has been portrayed on four coin portraits. Now in 2012 the Royal Mint has unveiled two new portraits of The Queen to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.
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  • The Queen

    The Queen's Birthdays

    Find out why Her Majesty The Queen celebrates two birthdays every year: her actual birthday on 21 April and her official birthday in June.
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  • His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

    On 10 June 2011, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh celebrated his 90th birthday. Discover Prince Philip’s early life, naval career and his duties as royal consort.

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  • King James Bible

    King James Bible 400th Anniversary

    To mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, Sir Andrew Motion, trustee of the King James Bible Trust, considers its impact through history and its influence on our culture and language.
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