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Princess Charlotte makes first appearance on Buckingham Palace balcony with the Royal Family

The Queen and members of the Royal Family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace this afternoon following the conclusion of the Trooping the Colour Parade.

Her Majesty, dressed in a vibrant lime green coat and matching hat, was joined by her family on the balcony to watch the RAF flypast over Buckingham Palace.

Princess Charlotte and Prince George also made an appearance alongside their great-grandmother, much to the delight of the awaiting crowd.

This is Princess Charlotte’s first appearance on the balcony, and Prince George’s second, having first appeared a year ago for the Queen’s 2015 Official Birthday.

Among the 29 aircraft that took part in the display was a Spitfire and Hurricane, made famous in the Battle of Britain There was also a selection of modern jets like such as the Typhoon fighter.

The impressive Red Arrows formed the finale as the Royal Family, and the thousands of people who gathered outside Buckingham Palace and The Mall watched in awe.

Also on the balcony were The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke of York and Princesses Beatrice & Eugenie, The Wessex family, The Princess Royal and Prince Harry.

They were also joined by less senior royals including Prince & Princess Michael of Kent, the Duke of Kent.

Also making their debut appearance on the balcony was Zara Tindall, and her husband Mike.

Earlier in the day, the Royal Family set off for Horse Guards in a series of carriages at around 10.45, followed shortly after by the Sovereign’s procession, with The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, and accompanied by the Household Cavalry.

The parade itself began at exactly 11am, with Her Majesty’s inspecting the line of the troops.

Over 1,600 soldiers and 300 horses took part in the event that was attended by senior members of the Royal Family.

The celebrations will continue into tomorrow as 10,000 people descend to the Mall for the Patron’s Lunch. Street parties will also be held all across the country.

On Friday, Her Majesty and 52 members of her family attended a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral which paid tribute to her life.

 

  • bearzy123

    What’s wrong with Camilla ?? She’s had a long face on all morning….

    • Aunt Kate

      Maybe she knows she’ll never be a wife of the king…

      • AvidTVfan

        Lets hope the succession goes straight to William. Charles is much too stodgy—not to mention that nobody wants to see horseface as queen.

        • Dawn A. Cunningham

          by law the succession can not go directly to William unless Charles dies before his mother he will be King and Camilla will be Queen!

          • Peter Thorogood

            If there is any risk of horse face becoming Queen, bring on a Presidency

          • Kathleen Ames

            You could always leave the country and find one. There are plenty of countries with Dictators out there waiting for you.

          • Peter Thorogood

            Once again Madame, you demonstrate your most primitive understanding of world affairs. As I know from my foreign properties, there is no definitive correlation betwixt Presidencies & Dictatorships. You are making yourself look more & more ridiculous.

          • Kathleen Ames

            What a pompous ass you are. My understanding of world affairs and the correlation betwixt Presidencies and Dictatorships is at least as good as yours. You are using these ridiculous arguments because you have been identified as a hypocrite.

          • Becky

            Camilla will never have the title Queen. She will be the aKing’s consort. Never queen

          • Kathleen Ames

            Sorry to disillusion you but as the wife of the King, her first and primary title will be Queen. What they choose to call her at the time may be another matter. The title Consort has to be bestowed, it is not automatic.

          • Dawn A. Cunningham

            no she will not be a consort unless he names her one, But she will be called Queen unless the parliament changes something before Charles succeeds ! A women marring a King is always a Queen, she may not have any power unless he gives to her but she will be called Queen by law!

        • Kathleen Ames

          IT cannot go to William unless HRH dies. We have a Law of Succession and Charles is the rightful heir.

          • Marian Matthews-nee Mackay

            Whilst that may be true Kathleen, as far as I am concerned, Charles has at least equaled his Great Uncle Edward, and in many ways done worse, by having a long affair with Camilla BEFORE and AFTER marrying Diana. I know people say he had no choice but to marry a virgin girl, but we all have choice and he should have spoken out and spared that poor young woman the pain he put her through, and maybe even her life, because she wouldn’t have been where she was at the time of her death, had she been free to marry a man who truly loved her in the first place.

            His Great Uncle Edward only wanted to marry one woman, and he was willing to abdicate the Throne, and was effectively exiled from his own country, all because she was a divorced woman! He had the decency to refuse any woman chosen as suitable for him.

            On the other hand Camilla was not only a divorced woman when she married Charles, but he was a divorced man, and not “a Widower” as he tried to make us all believe.

            I think it was very selfish and cruel to young Diana, that Charles continued his affair with Camilla a married woman, throughout their marriage. Who know, had Charles said no to Diana in the first place, she may well have married a man who loved her, and may still be here today. That is a serious issue.

            Therefore, I think the public have every right to demand that Charles should abdicate the Throne and hand it on to his son William who has so far given us all a very good example of how to live in a right way.

          • Peter Thorogood

            I could not have written better myself !

          • Kathleen Ames

            HRH Prince Charles was divorced and he did not rekindle his affair with Camilla until after the sainted Diana had the first fo at least six affairs. At least Charles only slept with one woman – a woman he loved incidentally – not just anything in pants with money. The public – as you call them – have no right whatever to demand an abdication and most of TH population won’t want that anyway. It’s only you Diana lovers who want it because you can’t get on with your lives.

        • Kathleen Ames

          You are very rude. I wonder what your face looks like? Back end of some other animal perhaps?

          • Daisy Blue

            Really are you seriously giving Camilla credit. She is despicable and should not even be given the privilege of even been on the balcony in the presence of the royal family members. If she is ever made Queen then that will be the end of the Royal family for a lot of people. That to me is abject duplicity of the highest order and an insult to all.

          • Jaie

            She has done a good job since becoming Princess of Wales, and I suspect will be a very good Queen Consort when the time comes.

          • Peter Thorogood

            She is NOT Princess of Wales – she is Duchess of Cornwall. They would not have dared to allow her to replace Diana

          • Kathleen Ames

            I’m sorry to disillusion you but she is Princess of Wales. They re not using the title out of respect for Diana.

          • Peter Thorogood

            EXACTLY ! Diana, Princess of Wales is the Princess whose death was, in part, due to the adultery of her husband, before and after his marriage to Diana. I wrote to the then Archbishop of Canterbury [ Rowan Williams], expressing my disgust at him giving a blessing to C&C IN St George’s Chapel Windsor. How could an Archbishop bless a couple who had broken 1 [at least] of the 10 Commandments ? ‘The establishment’ [including the Church] is riddled with hypocrisy

          • Kathleen Ames

            As opposed to Diana who broke the same Commandment at least six times you mean?

          • Peter Thorogood

            Clearly, you do not understand, or maybe, even know, that Diana Princess of Wales, was not physically present at the Church Blessing of the adulterers by the, now, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Almighty God despises hypocrisy. This is not the only example of hypocrisy that Rowan Williams was guilty of as Archbishop of Canterbury. Every man / woman will face their Day of Judgement.

          • Kathleen Ames

            You are so ridiculous. Of course Diana wasn’t there. I was addressing the principle that you use that an adulterer (or in Diana’s case a six time adultress) cannot receive a blessing. Where is your so-called Christianity? Obviously you don’t have any.

          • Marian Matthews-nee Mackay

            Well said Peter Thorogood. I happen to live in Wales and you are absolutely correct. She is definitely not the favourite person of the Welsh!

          • Peter Thorogood

            if there is ever any likely – hood of Camelia becoming Queen, there will be a REVOLUTION ! We do NOT want her. Diana’s blood is on her hands

          • Kathleen Ames

            What a load of rubbish. Diana died because she had to be centre of attention at all times. She was tormenting the paparazzi even at the hour – and cause – of her death. If she had worn her seat belt instead of teasing them she would have survived the crash.

          • Kathleen Ames

            Camilla is the wife of the Prince of Wales. She is by all accounts of those who know and who have met her, a very nice lady. Unlike Diana she is not interested in the limelight or furthering her own success; she is interested in supporting quietly, the man she loves. Mistakes were made on both sides but Diana is dead by her own need to be the centre of attention while taunting the royal family. She was always a disaster waiting to happen. Life goes on.

          • Peter Thorogood

            The edge of the Universe must get nudged by the HUGE chip on your shoulder

          • Kathleen Ames

            My chip? Try looking in the mirror sir.

          • Peter Thorogood

            I spend a significant amount of time looking in mirrors. I have a maternal, genetic disposition to excellent skin. No-one believes my age, since I look about 20 -25 years younger than my actual age. I highly recommend the Mediterranean diet

          • Kathleen Ames

            Well I had already spotted that you were pompous now I learn you are delusional as well. As for the Mediterranean diet – been on it for years – so maybe we have one thing in common

          • Peter Thorogood

            Madame, I assure you, there is NOTHING common about me. I am a descendant of Admiral Nelson. I am in NO DOUBT that the Cambridges chose the University they did, since I am one of its alumni.

          • Kathleen Ames

            Well we can’t help our ancestors can we? We can only try to improve on them. Obviously in your case it didn’t work. I didn’t describe you as common. Pompous, delusional – yes. Common is as common does so take it from there! I’m bored with you now.

          • Peter Thorogood

            Since the score is 8 /1 to me, I realise that you have admitted defeat. I recommend that you put more water with your Wincarnis.

          • Kathleen Ames

            Keep kidding yourself. I have shown you to be a pompous ass, a bigot, delusional and now an idiot. Over and out. I only communicate with intelligent people and you definitely are not one of those.

          • Peter Thorogood

            Bayan: I treat your contempt with the remarks they deserve. I pity you. Now, I must get my beauty sleep. Allahsmaladuk

    • AvidTVfan

      She probably caught a glimpse of herself in a mirror and saw that the royal polo ponies are more attractive and more genial than she.

    • Peter Thorogood

      Maybe, Charles has a new mistress ?

  • Speedy

    Your Majesty, In an earlier age, you could have sent your dressmaker to the gallows for using lime green for your outfit. It does nothing to enhance your loveliness.

    • AvidTVfan

      She looks lovely in that beautiful green. It is bright and cheerful and vibrant.

  • Kathleen Ames

    Never seen a lime that shade. Looks more like the Magic Markers I used at work!

  • Tammy

    Your majesty you look lovely as always but could you please turn down your jacket dress it hurts our eyes ma’am

  • Jaie

    Sloppy writing. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge indicates the EX-wife of the current Duke of Cambridge. Unless they have forgotten the press release, as far as I know they are still married! Many similar mistakes in the article itself and the picture credits.

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