State Opening of Parliament, 1971

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The Prince of Wales (wearing the Order of the Garter) and Duke of Edinburgh (wearing the Order of the Garter and the Order of the Thistle) joined the Queen (wearing the George IV State Diadem, later changing into the Imperial State Crown) as they ride in the Irish State Coach for the State Opening of Parliament in the Chamber of the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster on this day in 1971.

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