Order of the Garter ceremony
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh sit with the Knights and Ladies of the Garter in the Waterloo Room at Windsor Castle before a Garter Service at St George's Chapel in the castle grounds. * The Knights and Ladies, with the Officers of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, are, from left: front row: The Duke of Grafton, The King of Spain, The Queen of Denmark, The Duke of Gloucester, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Kent, Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, The Queen of the Netherlands, The King of Norway. Second row: Page of Honour The Honorable John Bowes-Lyon, Black Rod Sir Michael Willcocks, Sir Edward Heath, The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, The Duke of Wellington, The Chancellor Lord Carrington, Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne, Lord Bramall, Viscount Ridley, Lord Kingsdown, Baroness Thatcher, Garter Peter Gwynn-Jones, Page of Honour Lord Carnegie. Third row: Lord Inge, The Duke of Abercorn, Lord Ashburton, The Register The Dean of Windsor, Sir Edmund Hillary, The Prelate The Bishop of Winchester, Sir Timothy Coleman, The Secretary Hubert Chesshyre, Sir William Gladstone and Sir Anthony Acland.
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Queen Mother at Hostpital
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, leaves the King Edward VII Hospital in central London, to return to Clarence House ahead of the celebrations to mark her101st birthday. * She was admitted to the clinic Wednesday after she complained of extreme tiredness during the recent heatwave. After a diagnosis that she was suffering from anaemia, doctors administered a blood transfusion. She is expected to make her traditional birthday appearance outside Clarence House. *2/8/01 of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, leaving the King Edward VII Hospital in central London. Security was tight for the Queen Mother's 101st birthday celebrations today in the wake of the Ealing bomb. Thursday night's car bomb explosion at Ealing, west London, heightened fears that dissident Irish terrorists may try to disrupt the royal birthday celebrations.
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Royalty - Emperor Hirohito State Visit - Buckingham Palace, London
(L-R) The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Mother, Empress Nagako, Emperor Hirohito and The Queen during a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace for Emperor of Japan. From the Back, left to right: The Duchess of Kent, Duke of Kent, Prince of Wales, Princess Anne (hidden), Lord Snowdon and Princess Margaret (behind Queen).