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65 years of Her Majesty’s reign in pictures: Part 3

On 6 February Queen Elizabeth will be celebrating her Sapphire Jubilee as she reigns for 65 years. Leading up to this milestone we will look back at some of the moments to go down in history. The following pictures chronicle the third decade of Queen Elizabeth’s time as monarch, to check out the previous ten you can click here.

20 September 1972– Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate their Silver Anniversary

14 Novemebr 1973– Princess Anne marries Mark Phillips

27 April 1974- Queen Elizabeth captures the action at the Badminton Horse Trials

1975- Her Majesty is showered with confetti during a parade during her visit to Mexico

7 July 1976– President Ford toasts Her Majesty at an American Bicentennial dinner during a US State Visit

6 February 1977- Queen Elizabeth poses for a portarit in honour of her Silver Jubilee

7 June 1978- An unlikely pair at the Epsom Derby

15 February 1979- The Queen and the Emir of Bahrain take in horse and camel racing

1980- The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh meet with Pope John Paul II while on their trip to Rome

29 July 1981- The Queen stands on the balcony with her eldest son, Prince Charles and his newly wed wife Diana, Princess of Wales

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