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 The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – 2012

Born on 21 April 1926, married on 20 November 1947, Princess Elizabeth was a beautiful, young mother of two when her life changed. She and her husband, Prince Philip, were on holiday inKenya; they spent the night in the Tree Tops Safari Lodge unaware that her father, King George VI, had died in his sleep. They were on vacation in a beautiful hunting lodge when the news finally reached them. Her father is the King portrayed in the Oscar-award winning film, The King’s Speech. The Queen, Her Majesty Elizabeth II, inherited the throne on 6 February 1952; her coronation took place on 2 June 1953. She celebrated her Silver Jubilee (25 years) in 1977 and her Golden Jubilee (50 years) in 2002. Read More