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Last Updated: Saturday, 14 June, 2003, 12:49 GMT 13:49 UK
In pictures: Trooping the Colour
The Queen rides in an open carriage pulled by two greys
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The Queen has celebrated her birthday with the annual Trooping of the Colour display of pageantry
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The Colour - a regimental flag, this year of the Grenadier Guards - is paraded and the Queen takes a salute during the event
Queen, with Duke of Edinburgh behind
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This was the Queen's 51st Trooping the Colour as monarch - it was cancelled in 1955 because of a national strike
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The troops were resplendent in their ceremonial red tunics and distinctive bearskins hats - and very shiny shoes
Queen and Duke of Edinburgh leaving Buckingham Palace in a carriage
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The Queen was joined by Prince Philip, also Colonel of the Grenadier Guards - he sat rather than rode for the first time
Princess Anne on horseback in Horseguards Parade
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The Princess Royal rode on horseback as Colonel of the Blues and Royals, of the Household Cavalry
Edward and Sophie, Earl and Countess of Wessex
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The Earl and Countess of Wessex were also present
Princes William (right) and Harry
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Princes William and Harry waved to the crowds lining the Mall for the occasion
The flypast formation included Tornado and Jaguar fighter jets, a VC-10 and a C-17 Globemaster
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The flypast formation included Tornado and Jaguar fighter jets, a VC-10 and a C-17 Globemaster
Royal Family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace
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It's all eyes above at Buckingham Palace as the flypast goes overhead


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