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Day 1 In Bratislava, Slovakia

Today we had the opportunity to leave Vienna for the day to see Bratislava, which is the capital of Slovakia. It was only two hours by bus from where we were staying in Vienna, so we took advantage of the opportunity. 539 more words

Travels

Vintage 1953 Coronation Souvenir Bensons Toffee Tin

Vintage 1953 Coronation Souvenir Bensons English Toffee Tin of Queen Elizabeth II made in England

This is a wonderful piece of history. You can find this item at the Chilliwack Museum & Archives! 161 more words

Vintage

The Coronation of the Last Tudor King: Edward VI

Edward VI was the last male Tudor monarch to be crowned. On the seven of his coronation, Edward made his procession from the Tower of London to Westminster. 1,394 more words

Tudors

landmark

saved from the scrap heap
Art Deco brick cathedral
historic landmark

The former Battersea Power Station, London from Chelsea embankment: my first memory of this is from the 1953 Battersea Pleasure Gardens funfair in Coronation year

Micropoem

Dates for Crown Tourney and Coronation

The dates and locations for the upcoming Coronation and Crown Tourney have been announced.  Coronation will be held on April 11 in the Canton of Black Icorndall (event site – Wallingford, PA).  29 more words

Events

What Happened on February 6th - Elizabeth Becomes Queen

On February 6, 1952, King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham. He had suffered a long illness.  468 more words

History

The Queen

I can’t ignore the Queen. She keeps appearing as I unpack boxes from the past.

“Now THIS you must treasure!” said my late mother. “It’s an original newspaper of the Queen’s coronation. 617 more words

Australia