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65 years of Her Majesty’s reign in pictures: Part 6

Today, Queen Elizabeth will be celebrating her Sapphire Jubilee as she reigns for 65 years. Leading up to this milestone we have looked back at some of the moments to go down in history. The following pictures chronicle the from the early 2000s to the present day of Queen Elizabeth’s time as monarch, to check out the previous ten years you can click here.

18 May 1992- One is not amused! The Queen is unimpressed with the results of the Royal Windsor Horse Show

2 June 2003- The Queen surrounded by her men. Three generations of the Royal Family

9 November 2004- Queen Elizabeth visits the Howe Barracks in Canterbury and the 1st Battalion of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders with the Wilkinson Sword of Peace for their service in Iraq

9 April 2005- Her Majesty poses with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at their Blessing held at Windsor Castle after their nuptials. The Duke of Edinburgh, Princes William and Harry, Major Bruce Shand (Camilla’s father) and Tom and Laura Parker Bowels (Camilla’s children) also pose in the photo

2 September 2006- The Queen shares a laugh with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at the Braemar Gathering in Scotland

18 November 2007- Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary with all the family at a dinner held at Clarence House

24 October 2008- The Queen drops the puck to start the hockey game between the Aqua City Poprad and Guildford Flames while on tour in Slovakia

7 July 2009- Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh head out to greet guests at a garden party at Buckingham Palace despite the typical rainy British weather

18 November 2010- The Queen and Prince Philip show off their fashionable side with a pair of 3D glasses at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research centre

29 April 2011- The newly wed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge bow to The Queen after their vows

27 July 2012- A straight-faced Queen Elizabeth enters the London Olympic opening ceremony after “parachuting” in from a helicopter with Daniel Craig’s James Bond to an arosing crowd of cheers

31 October 2013- A little princess curtsies to The Queen during a visit to the new YHA South Downs hostel

23 July 2014- Royalty, they are just like the rest of us! Queen Elizabeth touches up her lippy at the opening of the Commonwealth Games

9 September 2015- The Queen travels by steam train to open the new Scottish Borders Railway and is greeted by crowds congratulating Her Majesty on her milestone of becoming Britain’s longest reigning monarch the same day

12 June 2016- Queen Elizabeth attends the Patron Lunch in honour of her 90th birthday

27 January 2017- The Queen is greeted by a Fijian Warrior at The Fiji Exhibition at the University of East Anglia

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