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The Queen: The Diamond Jubilee
We are proud to announce the publication of The
Queen: The Diamond Jubilee (£20). Click here to order your
During her long reign, Queen Elizabeth II has done her
job with indefatigable dedication and good humour, and enjoys
continued public popularity. Her stamina and commitment is
universally admired. She has revitalised a traditionalist and
hidebound institution, and discarded long-established courtly rituals.
She is, truly, a modern monarch.
About the Book...
The Queen: The Diamond Jubilee (£20) is a beautifully illustrated commemoration of the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, from her early years to her role as a modern monarch in the twenty-first century.
This book explores the Queen's genealogy, tracing her descent
from William the Conqueror, her coat of arms and orders of
It looks at her personal life, her childhood, teenage years, hobbies and pursuits, as well as her closest family ties: her mother, sister, husband, children, inlaws and grandchildren.
Her public life is also reviewed and celebrated, from formal
occasions to garden parties, walkabouts, ship-launchings and ribbon-cuttings, to her work with charities and presenting awards and honours.
The state occasions that have punctuated the Queen's life - her own wedding; her coronation; other royal weddings; state funerals; state openings of parliament; investitures and trooping the colour - are explored with insightful and gorgeous photographs.
The Queen: The Diamond Jubilee is a touching, unique and beautiful book and a perfect way to remember and a royal milestone.