Queen Visits Canada
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles during a visit to the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto on the latest leg of her two week Royal Golden Jubilee visit to the country. *...Earlier, during a visit to Sheridan College's media school, she saw the screening of a special animation featuring AlbertEdward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) extending greetings to the Queen on her Golden Jubilee.
Customs and Traditions - Well Dressing - Tissington, Derbyshire
An example of the custom of well dressing to be found in Tissington, Derbyshire. The custom dates back to the mid 14th Century and the time of the Black Death. Folklore has it that the purity of the water in the five wells of Tissington kept the village from being ravished by the plague. Another story relates the the severe drought suffered in 1615, when the wells never ran dry. In each case, the well dressing arose from the villagers gratitude.
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Entertainment - Susan Hampshire Marriage - Kensington Register Office, London
Actress Susan Hampshire in Dior 'mini' dress of white silk organza appliqued with marguerits & matching headscarf, arriving at Kensington Register Office for her marriage to French film director Pierre Granier-Deferre.
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