BRITAIN'S QUEEN ELIZABETH II AND PRINCE PHILIP CELEBRATE 73rd ANNIVERSARY
20 nov 2020
On friday Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary where their family couldn't attend their occasion due to lockdown and coronavirus.
It was long ago when these beautiful couples weds in Nov 20, 1947 Elizabeth, 94, and Philip, 99, married in London’s Westminster Abbey. T
o mark their anniversary, Buckingham Palace released a photograph of a smiling monarch and her husband looking at a card made by her great-grandchildren Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, alongside other cards and letters from well-wishers.
Elizabeth was wearing a chrysanthemum brooch, made of sapphires and diamonds, that she wore for pictures taken at Broadlands in southern England during the first part of their honeymoon. The couple first met when they attended the wedding of Philip’s cousin,
Princess Marina of Greece, to Elizabeth’s uncle, the Duke of Kent, in 1934.
Elizabeth said when the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1997 said that "He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years,"Philip gained the attention of his future wife when the then-13-year-old princess made a visit with her parents to Britain’s Royal Naval College at Dartmouth in southwest England where he was a cadet.