Queen in Mauritius, 1972

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were on a visit to the then Dominion of Mauritius, the last stop of a massive Tour of Southeast Asia, which began in Thailand, and was followed by visits to SingaporeMalaysia, Brunei, where Princess Anne returned to London while the Queen and Duke visited the Seychelles and Mauritius on board the Royal Yacht Britannia. The Queen alighted from the Royal Yacht at Port Louis in a gown and the Vladimir Tiara, travelling in a Jaguar XJ6 convertible to open the Mauritian Parliament, where she gave a speech.


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