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Tuesday, 18 June, 2002, 10:05 GMT 11:05 UK
In pictures: Euro royals' Jubilee gathering
Royals from across Europe joined in a glittering day of ceremony in Windsor to mark 50 years of the monarch's reign.

The VIP guests took part in Monday's procession to the castle for the annual Order of the Garter service followed later by a celebration lunch and dinner.

The Queen led the procession to St. Georges Chapel from Windsor Castle
The royals wore medieval costume as they walked from St George's Chapel to Windsor Castle

Prince Charles, Princess Anne and King Harald of Norway
King Harald, of Norway (R), was honoured in the Order of the Garter service, a tradition begun by King Edward II

Queen Margrethe, of Denmark
The Jubilee event was the largest gathering of Europe's royal families since the Queen Mother's funeral

Black Rod, Sir Michael Willcocks
Black Rod Sir Michael Willcocks swapped his black Parliamentary uniform for a purple cloak

The Queen of Spain leaves St Georges Chapel Windsor by horse drawn carriage
Queen Sofia of Spain was among the many dignitaries at the event

The Countess of Wessex
Thousands gathered outside Windsor Castle to catch a glimpse of the royals

Knights and ladies of the Garter in the Waterloo Room, Windsor Castle
An impressive line-up of Knights and Ladies of the Garter posed for an official photo in the Waterloo Room

The Queen and  Queen Beatrix of Holland (r) and Queen Margrethe of Denmark
Fifteen European royals later attended a dinner at Windsor Castle



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