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The Queen celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

The Queen celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

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The Queen celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

Today's anniversary is bound to be bittersweet for the Queen.

Not only does November 20 mark the 20th anniversary of the fire at Windsor Castle, but also the 65th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh.

The royal couple married in Westminster Abbey in 1947, witnessed by 2,500 people and broadcast to 200 million people around the world.

Pictures from The British Newspaper Archive.

 

 

 

 

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