Royal revelation: How Andrew and Edward STOPPED Queen from attending Queen's Speech

QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been a constant presence at the State Openings of Parliament throughout her reign. The only exceptions have been in 1959 and 1963 when she was pregnant with Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, unearthed reports reveal.

Today, the monarch will travel in the traditional carriage procession through Westminster to open a new parliamentary session. The centuries-old ceremony takes place in the House of Lords, where the Queen will read a speech written by the Government, known as the Queen’s Speech, in front of ministers and peers. The speech, which will outline Boris Johnson's agenda for the coming year, and the ceremony will be broadcast live on television.

Its length depends on the number of...
source: Express

2019-10-14 05:38
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