Queen And Prince Philip Portraits Released To Mark 70th Anniversary

With 70 years of wedded life, there will be no lack of cheerful memories to think about, from Jubilees and celebrations to grand State occasions and intimate family gatherings. Britain is denoting the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip with a peal of bells, a set of portraits and some memorial stamps. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh smile as they stand side by side in the first of a new series of portraits to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

With 70 years of wedded life, there will be no lack of cheerful memories to think about, from Jubilees and celebrations to grand State occasions and intimate family gatherings. Britain is denoting the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip with a peal of bells, a set of portraits and some memorial stamps. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh smile as they stand side by side in the first of a new series of portraits to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

A platinum wedding Anniversary

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Elizabeth II, who wedded the consort at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947, is the first British ruler to celebrate a platinum wedding ceremony.

They were always together!

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Their continuing relationship has kept going the longest of any British sovereign, and Philip has been at the Queen’s side consistently, supporting her as she dedicates herself to her duties as head of state.

Queen Elizabeth got married at the age of 21.

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The sovereign, who was a 21-year-old princess when she walked up the aisle, is the country’s longest supreme sovereign, having excelled the record set by Queen Victoria.

The most romantic couple.

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As their awesome romantic tale reaches a new milestone today it is fascinating to admire about whether this simple yet delightfully unstuffy portrayal of the Queen and Prince Philip gets them as they see each other. Click on the next page to see the Anniversary portraits.