Royalty - Queen Elizabeth II - Stratfield Saye, Hampshire
The Queen leans forward to speak to Prince Edward, while being sheltered from the rain by the Duke of Wellington. They were attending the annual Game Fair in the grounds of Stratfield Saye. Behind Edward is Prince Andrew, while the Duke's youngest son Lord Christopher Wellesley is on the right.
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Cricket - India in British Isles - Duke of Norfolk's XI v Indians - Arundel Castle Cricket Club Ground
Schoolboys disappointed because of the abandoning of the match due to bad weather, decided to have their own "test" match, replacing the bat with a bottle of "pop" and the ball with an orange.
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Queen presents new Colour to Navy
Queen Elizabeth II shelters from the rain in Plymouth, where she presented the new Colour to Lieutenant Steve Berry of the Royal Navy Fleet. * To mark the occasion, 18 Royal Navy ships staged the biggest Fleet gathering in Plymouth waters for nearly a century. Among them were HMS Albion, the Royal Navy's newest assault ship, HMS Gleaner, the smallest ship in the Navy, and RFA Argus which has recently returned from the Gulf. See PA Story ROYAL Colour. PA Photo: Barry Batchelor.