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A modern way to say congratulations as ancient royal palaces mark the Jubilee on social media

In honour of her Platinum Jubilee, The Queen’s historic homes have been taking to social media to send their well-wishes. 

Historic Royal Palaces have sent their congratulations and shared some trivia about other notable reigns. The organisation manages the Tower of London, formally known as Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, Hillsborough Castle, the official home of the monarch in Northern Ireland, Kensington Palace, home to several members of the royal family, including The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Gardens, and Banqueting House in Whitehall. 

On Instagram, HRP shared a message outlining some strange Jubilee facts including the celebrations around the first modern Jubilee in 1809, noting ” George III celebrated his Golden Jubilee in 1809 with church services of thanksgiving, processions, feasting, a firework display and much more. There were gun-salutes all around the city, including at the Tower of London, and celebratory menus often included roast beef and Christmas pudding”.

Meanwhile, Sandringham, where The Queen spent her historic Jubilee ended the day with a rather appropriate photo, showing a rainbow above the estate.

The Queen became the first British Monarch to mark a Platinum Jubilee on February 6th 2022.

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