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Last Updated: Saturday June 11 2005 12:37 GMT

In pictures: Trooping The Colour

Trooping The Colour is a military parade held to mark the monarch's
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Trooping The Colour is a military parade held to mark the monarch's "official" birthday. The Queen's real birthday was in April, but it is a tradition to hold the celebrations on a Saturday in June
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The "colour" being paraded was the flag of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards
Prince William waves at the crowds. Having finished his degree, he'll soon be jetting off to New Zealand to cheer on the British and Irish Lions
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Prince William waves at the crowds. Having finished his degree, he'll soon be jetting off to New Zealand to cheer on the British and Irish Lions
The Queen travelled the short distance from Buckingham Palace to the parade ground  in an open carriage with her husband Prince Philip
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The Queen travelled the short distance from Buckingham Palace to the parade ground in an open carriage with her husband Prince Philip
Prince Charles' new wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, was among many Royal family members at the event
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Prince Charles' new wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, was among many Royal family members at the event
Troops taking part are drawn from the Household Division of the Army, whose special duty it is to guard the monarch
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Troops taking part are drawn from the Household Division of the Army, whose special duty it is to guard the monarch


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