By Judith Millidge
In 1809, thanksgiving ceremonies and feasts throughout Britain ushered George III into his 50th 12 months as king. This was once the 1st British party of a royal jubilee and set the tone for the 5 that experience considering that: processions, fireworks, development of monuments, the notable of unique cash and medals, and, in fact, the sale of commemorative mugs. Queen Victoria marked her golden and diamond jubilees in 1887 and 1897 amid throngs of patriotic topics from world wide, and celebrations have been additionally held for George V's silver jubilee in 1935. Following the festivities in 1977 and 2002, Queen Elizabeth II is the 1st British monarch ever to rejoice her 3rd jubilee, as she starts off her 7th decade at the throne. Judith Millidge describes the handful of British royal jubilees throughout 2 hundred years, examines how they've been honored, their similarities and changes, and the myriad keepsake items that experience followed them.
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