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The Queen celebrates 85th birthday at Maundy Thursday service

Publié par Clifford Armion le 21/04/2011

Laura Roberts

"The Easter ceremony will provide good practice for the choristers and clergy ahead of Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding in eight days time.

"The Maundy Service is televised live on BBC1, providing broadcasters the chance to test out their cameras, lighting and technical equipment in a dry run ahead of the wedding.

"The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, will hand out Maundy money to 85 women and 85 men, one for each of her 85 years.

"Buckingham Palace said it is the first time the Queen's birthday has fallen on Maundy Thursday."

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"The Queen celebrates 85th birthday at Maundy Thursday service", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2011. Consulté le 18/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/the-queen-celebrates-85th-birthday-at-maundy-thursday-service