Queen in Northern Ireland, 1953

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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were on a three-day visit to Northern Ireland on this day in 1953, following the Queen’s Coronation. The highlight of the visit was the Banquet hosted by Governor Lord Wakehurst with Lady Wakehurst in honour of the Queen (wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, Nizam of Hyderabad Necklace, and Coronation Earrings) and Duke of Edinburgh at Hillsborough Castle.


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