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Queen Elizabeth II

PHOTOS: The Queen’s Official Birthday and Trooping the Colour

The annual “Trooping the Colour” ceremony was held to mark Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday. The parade originates from traditional battle preparations. More than 1,000 soldiers, horses and musicians took part in the celebration. The Queen’s birthday is actually on April 21 but broadcast commentator Dickie Arbiter, a former spokesman for Her Majesty, told CBS News, […]