Following the memorable events of The Queens Diamond Jubilee, The Queen paid a touching tribute to thank everyone who helped her celebrate her 60 years of reign on the throne.
Recorded just before Her Majesty went out onto the Buckingham Palace balcony to watch The Diamond Jubilee concert, Queen Elizabeth spoke of how she was ‘humbled’ by the 1 million well-wishers that had poured into The Mall to show their support to her.
Dressed in a magnificent pale blue day dress by Karl Ludwig Couture accessorised by her eye-catching aquamarine and diamond Cartier clips, which came to her as a gift from her mother and father on her 18th birthday; The Queen spoke thankfully to the nation, outside of her annual Christmas speech.
The two minute recording took place in the Presence Room, with a beautiful portrait of the Duke and Duchess Cambridge’s engagement placed behind her.
Queen Elizabeth II told the nation of her gratitude towards all those who had contributed towards organising the breath taking Diamond Jubilee events.
‘The events that I have attended to mark my Diamond Jubilee have been a humbling experience. It has touched me deeply to see so many thousands of families, neighbours and friends celebrating together in such a happy atmosphere.’
She concluded by saying, ‘I hope that memories of all this year’s events will brighten our lives for many years to come.’
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was missed dearly by the Queen as his was admitted to hospital due to a bladder infection during the Jubilee Celebrations. He is said to of been ‘deeply upset’ that he could not join is wife in celebrating her Diamond Jubilee.
Following a Diamond Jubilee visit to Nottingham, Prince William paid a very moving tribute to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.
Her Majesty travelled by train to Nottingham to meet Prince William and his wife Catherine. They made their way to Vernon Park, where the Prince of Cambridge made his jubilee tribute.
Prince Philip stood up in front of Her Majesty, in Nottingham, at the Queen Elizabeth II fields and told her, ‘How grateful we are for the extraordinary love and devotion you have shown to the people of this country and the Commonwealth’.
Prince William also celebrated his 30th birthday after the Jubilee celebrations, by having an extremely ‘low-key’ dinner party, planned by his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. William gained many gifts including knighthood, which was gifted to him by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II . As well as this, a gift came from Prince Williams late Mother, as the $14 million trust she left for him became rightfully his as he turned 30.