Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Long may she reign

Section:

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Coronation

 

Sixty years ago today, Princess Elizabeth became Her Majesty The Queen. Today we at The Steeple Times join with the nation in celebrating this historic moment.

 

Elizabeth II has shone as a constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states and their territories and dependencies and head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations and truly has led a remarkable life.

 

Her Majesty The Queen pictured yesterday at the Derby with her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Her Majesty The Queen pictured yesterday at the Derby with her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953 was the first time that the ceremony was televised. An estimated 27 million people watched the event live whilst a further 11 million listened on the radio.

 

In the years since Her Majesty has served with dedication and humility. She has presided over great changes both in Great Britain and abroad and done so in a most dignified fashion. We do hope that you’ll accompany us in raising a glass to her wherever in the world you may be.

 

Watch a video celebrating Her Majesty The Queen featuring Anthon Lorien’s song Like A Diamond here.

 

 

Subscribe to our once daily newsletter here.

5e3b97728b2e4bf58c9ff7822befe328?s=96&d=mm&r=g
The Steeple Times
We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.
  1. I think we are so lucky in this country to have a monarchy. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have carried out their duties magnificently through so much change and in some dark times over so many years. As a result we are respected and admired throughout so many parts of the world and punch well above our weight in so many matters. I always say to the moaners that the benefits in trade, tourism and influence far outweigh any small cost plus the tradition, history and ceremony is fascinating and fun. For me, the Jubilee Celebrations combined with the brilliant Olympics last year showed us who we are as people and a nation and that despite the doom and gloom we get many things right.
    I really admire Prince Philip. I do not think we realise how much he has contributed and supported the Queen and the monarchy over the years. Anyway I certainly will raise my glass.

  2. It is quite a pleasure to see in our times with all of its massive changes that there is someone to rely on. Her Majesty has been working hard and diligently for many decades for her country and even if she is not perfect – who would be? – it is a given that her discipline, her loyalty to her country and her selflessness has earned the respect of many. Long live the Queen!

  3. The Queen certainly is an amazing person. The problem that I see is that while royalty may have made perfect sense in times gone by, and perhaps even for some countries today, the concept of a royal family where rule on the basis of never-ending family succession and birth order is an anachronism in an era of education, opportunity, and democracy. There are many amazing people in this world. The Queen is only one of them. Perhaps some of the others are even more amazing. We now live in an era where anyone can aspire to lead a country.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Advertisement
Advertisement

Become a Patron of The Steeple Times

Independent journalism will only remain independent if it is supported by clear-thinking people like you. We each have the command to make a real difference. Join us.

2,588FansLike
2,068FollowersFollow
10,903FollowersFollow

Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

Please subscribe, like and share this very British site, it helps us grow. Your data is protected and The Steeple Times will send you an email at noon everyday that we rather trust you will enjoy.

Advertisement

Other Stories You May Enjoy

Bargaining Britain’s Northernmost Castle – £130,000 for Muness Castle, Unst, Shetland Isles, Scotland, ZE2 9DL, United Kingdom – Grade A listed freehold Scottish castle with cottages, barony title, gold and copper reserves and 240 acres of land goes to auction for just £130,000 just as plans for a space centre are announced in the vicinity – To be sold by Future Property Auctions of Glasgow on 23rd April 2021.

Bargaining Britain’s Northernmost Castle

Grade A listed freehold Scottish castle with cottages, barony title, gold and copper reserves and 240 acres of land goes to auction for just £130,000 just as plans for a space centre are announced in the vicinity.
Epstein Gets The Wrecking Ball – £13m Jeffrey Epstein crib demolished – Wrecking ball sent in to destroy Prince Andrew’s paedo bestie Jeffrey Epstein’s £13.2 million Palm Beach mucky mansion at 358 El Brillo Way, Palm Beach, Florida, FL 33480, United States of America – Purchased by Miami developer Todd Michael Glaser.

Epstein Gets The Wrecking Ball

Wrecking ball sent in to destroy Prince Andrew’s paedo bestie Jeffrey Epstein’s £13.2 million Palm Beach mucky mansion.
Hospitality vs. Headbangers 2021 – Hospitality vs. Government – Legal challenge to Boris Johnson’s government’s illogical refusal to allow indoor hospitality venues open whilst allowing indoor retail to be decided on this week.

Hospitality vs. Headbangers

Legal challenge to Boris Johnson’s government’s completely illogical refusal to allow indoor hospitality venues to open whilst allowing indoor retail to open to be decided on this week.
Flattening a Fountain – £12 million for mansion The Fountains, 39 The Bishops Avenue, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, N2 0BA, United Kingdom ($16.6 million, €13.9 million or درهم61 million) with planning permission to demolish and replace through Knight Frank – Boxy “Town Hall classical style” mansion ‘The Fountains’ on infamous The Bishops Avenue, N2 for sale for £3 million less than it listed for in 2012; this time it is destined for flattening.

Flattening a Fountain

Boxy “Town Hall classical style” dictator crib ‘The Fountains’ on infamous The Bishops Avenue, N2 for sale for £3 million less than it listed for in 2012; this time it is destined for flattening.
A BIG Bugatti – £1.55m for 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport – Theodora Ong lusts after a 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport that currently sports the registration plate ‘BIG 3’ – For sale through Graeme Hunt for £1.55 million ($2.14 million, €1.79 million or درهم7.88 million).

A BIG Bugatti

Theodora Ong lusts after a £1.55 million 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport that currently sports the registration plate ‘BIG 3’ – but could become ‘BUG 8’
Don’t Come On Carrie! The nation does NOT need Carrie Symonds – Matthew Steeples argues that Daniel Johnson’s “Come on, Carrie: your country needs you!” call to Boris Johnson’s wine chucking latest baby mama is nothing but claptrap.

Don’t Come On Carrie!

Matthew Steeples argues that Daniel Johnson’s “Come on Carrie: your country needs you!” call to Boris Johnson’s wine chucking latest baby mama is nothing but claptrap.
Theresa’s in the Trough – Theresa May MP’s £1.2m in 2020 – 2021 – Matthew Steeples highlights that it is not just David Cameron who has been sticking his piggy fingers in the trough; Theresa May also ‘pocketed’ over £1.2 million in the last year alone.

Theresa’s in the Trough

Matthew Steeples highlights that it is not just David Cameron who has been sticking his piggy fingers in the trough; Theresa May also ‘pocketed’ over £1.2 million in the last year alone.
The Spectre Shooting Brake – 1 of 1 Rolls-Royce Wraith shooting brake – 2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith converted to a shooting brake by automotive genius Niels van Roij for sale for 157% more than it originally cost – Bonhams at their ‘Les Grandes Marques à Monaco’ sale in Monte Carlo on 23rd April 2021 with an estimate of £320,000 to £480,000 ($440,000 to $660,000, €370,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.6 million to درهم2.4 million).

The Spectre Shooting Brake

2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith converted to a ‘Spectre’ shooting brake by automotive genius Niels van Roij for sale for 157% more than it originally cost.
Courting Expletives 2021 – Emma Rivers v Jigsaw Homes Tameside – Extraordinary official civil judgment from the County Court at Manchester packed with expletives sums up the state of once Great Britain; one is simply left wondering if potty mouthed Emma Rivers was trained by the creosoted napkin slapper Dawn Ward.

Courting Expletives

Extraordinary official civil judgment from the County Court at Manchester packed with expletives sums up the state of the nation; one is simply left wondering if potty mouthed Emma Rivers was trained by the creosoted napkin slapper Dawn Ward.
Beecher’s Muck – Far right Jay Beecher supports Ghislaine Maxwell – Ghislaine Maxwell’s latest supporter revealed to be Jay Beecher, a far right-wing political writer and ex-Ukipper with associations to the quite rightly banned-from-Facebook ‘Politicalite’

Beecher’s Muck

Ghislaine Maxwell’s latest supporter revealed to be Jay Beecher, a far right-wing political writer and ex-Ukipper with associations to the quite rightly banned-from-Facebook ‘Politicalite’

Popular Articles From The Past

Weather

London
broken clouds
7.5 ° C
8.3 °
6.7 °
66 %
6.2kmh
56 %
Wed
8 °
Thu
13 °
Fri
13 °
Sat
13 °
Sun
13 °