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9The Coronation bouquet was presented to the Queen by the Worshipful Company of Gardeners to take with her on the drive to Westminster Abbey.
THE Queen celebrates the 50th anniversary of her Coronation today with a service at Westminster Abbey and a children's tea party in the garden at Buckingham Palace.
41 The Ministry of Food granted 82 applications for people to roast oxen at parties, if they could prove that by tradition, an ox had been roasted at previous Coronations - a welcome concession in a country where the meat ration was two shillings a week.
SEPIA-tinted snaps were re-enacted as bell-ringers swung into action to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation.
Despite the rain that fell on June 2 1953, the crowds stood firm, some using cardboard periscopes to get a better view of the Queen on her way to be coronations are organised by the Marshal, hereditary position occupied the Duke York crowned.
All the pieces have been chosen from music performed at the last five coronations in Westminster Abbey.
PRINCE Charles should be crowned King of Scots in a separate Scottish coronation if voters back independence, Kirk leaders say.
So the Coronation of 1953 has always been a major historical landmark since the end of the war, not least because it was the major catalyst for the spread of television in our country.
GMT) onwards, with exclusive interviews and on the spot coverage and competitions live from the Coronation Street set in Manchester.
The Scottish Government distanced themselves not of from the proposal last night, saying other Common-wealth nations inherit the British monarch as head of state without the need for a separate coronation.
Handfuls of Coronation Street fans dotted the route of the cortege into the crematorium and through its leafy grounds to pay their respects to the star, whose real name was Jean Barksby.