Here's How The British Royals Hid The Crown Jewels From Nazis
Here's How The British Royals Hid The Crown Jewels From Nazis
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Queen Elizabeth just after the crowning. Elizabeth ascended the throne at age 25. She was coronated 16 months later
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Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in pictures Fri, January 12, 2018 Photographs from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II which took place on June 2 1953. Yet it is fitting that an event as historic as her coronation in 1953, a television in its own right, is marked by a broadcasting first - the Queen in conversation with historian Alastair Bruce about the occasion that was to define her life, her country and her subjects.
"Yes", the Queen agreed. It weighs almost 3 pounds, and Queen Elizabeth II jokes that you can't look down while wearing it or your neck might break.
"Because if you did your neck would break, it would fall off. Otherwise, they're quite important things", she shared.
The Queen wore the Imperial State Crown following her coronation and often wears it when she reads the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament.
Rich with history and responsibility, the Imperial State Crown can be a heavy burden to bear.
The crown was originally made for King George VI's coronation in 1937, and remodelled to a slightly smaller size for Queen Elizabeth.
Adding on:"Fortunately my father and I have about the same sort of shaped head". But once you put it on it stays.
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Queen Elizabeth's coronation gown
Bruce told reporters at a press screening of the documentary that the Queen seemed very at ease with the Crown Jewels, even grabbing a table the crown was resting and dragging it closer.
The show explores the role and symbolic meaning of the Crown Jewels to mark the 65th anniversary of her coronation.
"It's only sprung on leather, not very comfortable", she recalled of the carriage.
"I remember one moment when I was going against the pile of the carpet and I couldn't move at all", she said.
"It is sort of a pageant of chivalry and old-fashioned way of doing things really".
The documentary also features informal footage taken behind the scenes, including images of son and heir Prince Charles, then aged four, and his younger sister Anne playing underneath the queen's long robe.
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