15. Queen Elizabeth’s 42nd Birthday – 1968
Elizabeth and Philip along with their four children – Charles, Anne, Andrew and Edward – were all together to celebrate her 42nd birthday at Frogmore House in Windsor, England, in 1968. Such a beautiful photo of a really beautiful family!
14. The Launching of RMS Caronia in Clydebank – 1947
After their wedding, the royal couple attended the launching of the RMS Caronia in Clydebank. While there, the couple stopped by the town hall to receive the town’s wedding present that they gifted the couple – an electric sewing machine!
13. Prince Charles’ Christening – 1948
Here are the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh at the christening of their first child, Prince Charles. Elizabeth, at this point, was not yet the Queen of England and had only been married to Philip for about a year when they welcomed Prince Charles into the world.
12. Their Wedding – 1947
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at Westminster Abbey in November 1947, just four months after they announced their engagement. Here the two of them are just after their wedding. They both look really smitten!
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11. Portrait – 1952
The year 1952 was an important one for Elizabeth – she became the Queen of the United Kingdom and Philip became her consort. This picture was from that time period, which is why she’s wearing a crown and a sash.