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The Queen Is Celebrating 68 Years Since She Ascended The Throne Today

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The Queen Is Celebrating 68 Years Since She Ascended The Throne Today

The longest reigning monarch, congratulations!

The Queen is celebrating her 68th anniversary for ascending the throne. At the same time, it’s also a somber day that marks her father’s 68th death anniversary. Gun was shot in salutation for the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park. Bells are rung in the Westminister Abbey where the 93-year-old Queen was married to Prince Philip.

She is the longest-reigning monarch by far and will reach Platinum Jubilee in two years. She is celebrating privately at Sandringham where she stayed during her winter break. It’s also her chance to remember her father, King George VI, who died from lung cancer on February 6, 1952.

Old pictures of King George VI with Her Majesty and her husband.

The Queen previously had a slight cold and missed a meeting with the local Women’s Institute. Meanwhile, the Duke of Edinburgh had two spend 4 nights at the hospital before Christmas due to ‘pre-existing condition’. So far, Elizabeth II has ruled for 24,837 days and has achieved Sapphire Jubilee.

Queen Elizabeth pictures with her corgi in September 1952 at Balmoral Castle.

Currently, the family is facing several turbulent with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex declare their wish to quit the royal family. The family has decided to think of a solution with cool heads on how this issue shall be settled.

Congratulations, Queen Elizabeth II!

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