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One's gold salt cellar... and the Queen's other treasures revealed in sparkling new book

Woah....In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre

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George Gower, The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, c. 1588. Private collection, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, UK. Made to commemorate the defeat of the Spanish armada in August, 1588, it shows the queen as Empress of the world and commander of the seas. (There is a cut-down copy in the National Portrait Gallery, London)

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She's shy, has a wicked wit and animals are really important to her: Ten personal insights into the Queen from Sir Roy Strong

She maybe the Queen of England and celebrating her Diamonds Jubilee, but she is a horsewomen and a Seasoned Rider too who is still riding.

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Victoria the beauty queen: The picture she gave Albert

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Princess Elizabeth, 21, and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, 26, in their 1947 engagement photo. I can certainly see why she fell in love with you. So handsome!

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Inside Queen Victoria’s Isle of Wight residence Osborne House

Osborne House was once the favourite royal residence of Queen Victoria, who enjoyed family breaks at the property - miles away from Windsor Castle, which she considered gloomy

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"Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He's like, Look, this is my wife. And she's like, Heeeey." ~stephaniemelton

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Queen and Prince Philip recreate honeymoon photo to mark 60 years of wedded bliss

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Royal weddings in history

Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip leaving Westminster Abbey after their wedding in 1947

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