Wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh

Happy 70th Anniversary to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, who were married at Westminster Abbey on this day in 1947. In honour of the couple’s Platinum Anniversary, we are taking a look at the post-war wedding of the then Princess Elizabeth to then then Lt. Philip Mountbatten (formerly Prince Philip of Greece)- Continue reading

Duke of Edinburgh at Captain General’s Parade

The Duke of Edinburgh conducted his final official solo engagement when he attended a Parade to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge at the Buckingham Palace Forecourt on August 2nd. The Duke of Edinburgh has gone into retirement and though he may attend some engagements with the Queen, he will not accept any invitations henceforth. The Duke was appointed Captain General of the Royal Marines on 2nd June 1953, in succession to the late King George VI. Continue reading