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Tyburn 05-20-2012 06:02 PM

Military Tattoo Celebrates Queens Diamond Jubilee
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-j9A_Mbi-c

A service was held near Windsor Castle, and then the marching began :laugh: It was evident that what the Queen enjoyed the most was the fly over of the airships :)

Bonnie 05-30-2012 10:52 PM

That was really neat, their formation to form "60". :cool:

They had a special on last night, "The Queen's Jubilee". They showed film clips of her as a girl and young woman, and at her coronation. She was only 26 when her father, King George VI, died. Sixty years...so much history.

Looking back, I think Wallis Simpson did y'all a favor, Dave. :laugh:

Tyburn 05-31-2012 06:09 PM

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Originally Posted by Bonnie (Post 191534)
That was really neat, their formation to form "60". :cool:

They had a special on last night, "The Queen's Jubilee". They showed film clips of her as a girl and young woman, and at her coronation. She was only 26 when her father, King George VI, died. Sixty years...so much history.

Looking back, I think Wallis Simpson did y'all a favor, Dave. :laugh:

:laugh:

Well...Wallis Simpson probably caused the biggest change of direction in the Lineage since The Glorious Revolution (where it was decided on the death of the Monarch then Heir had to be the closest living Anglican...which knocked about 50 odd Roman Catholics out of the running. THATS when our Direct Line became Germanic...the nearest living Protestant to the throne was in the extended Royal Family right out on the continent....What Wallis did was effectively knock just one Royal off the list...but that changes everything. Each time someone in the line of