Queen Elizabeth has her day
The flotilla — the highlight of a four-day Diamond Jubilee celebration commemorating a woman who has reigned longer than any British monarch save Queen Victoria — brought more than 1.2 million onlookers who jostled for position along a seven-mile stretch of the river. Standing under a gilded canopy on the top tier of a royal barge, the queen, 86, her most important family members at her side, offered her famous flutter of a wave as trumpeters, tolling bells and a floating London Philharmonic Orchestra provided a majestic soundtrack.
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"Queen Elizabeth has her day", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2012. Consulté le 01/10/2023. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/queen-elizabeth-has-her-day