ILN cover, Trooping the Colour 1947
Front cover of The Illustrated London News featuring King George VI and Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) on horseback at the Trooping the Colour ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in honour of the King's official birthday on 12th June. It was the first time the Trooping of the Colour had taken place in seven years due to the Second World War. Princess Elizabeth wore a specially designed uniform as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. Date: 1947
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Lady Diana Spencer joins Prince Andrew in the carriage as they leave Buckingham Palace
Lady Diana Spencer joins Prince Andrew in the carriage as they leave Buckingham Palace for her Diana's first ever Trooping of The Colour.
On this occasion a 17-year-old man was arrested for shooting a replica gun at Queen Elizabeth II as she rode past crowds on horseback.
Marcus Serjeant pointed a pistol directly at the Queen as she turned down Horseguards Parade for the start of the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
Picture taken 13th June 1981
Tatler cover - Queen on parade, 1953
The Queen attending the Trooping of the Colour ceremony in her Coronation year, seen here riding to Horse Guards Parade on her official birthday to take the salute of the Brigade of Guards. She wears in her tricorn hat, the badge and white plume of the Grenadiers, the Colours of whose 1st Battalion were being trooped
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