The British press calls her willingly "national treasure" or even "grandmother of the people ,Elizabeth II on Monday reiterated her vow at age 85 to devote her whole life to serving her people, to mark the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne .
On the morning of February 6, 1952, during his stay in Kenya, Princess Elizabeth was informed by her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, his father, King George VI, died at dawn. The news changed the lives of the young, 25, and nothing would ever be more equal. The new sovereign immediately returned to London to meet a number of solemn events,
In a snowy weather she chose to mark her diamond jubilee by sacrificing two of these ceremonial commitments that make her day: a visit to the town hall of the medieval market town of King's Lynn and a kindergarten nearby, in the county of Norfolk (eastern England),where she will spend time at a primary school this afternoon, according to DailyMail.
The Queen with smile greeted some of the 150 well-wishers gathered outside King's Lynn town hall.
Meanwhile,Hundreds of people gathered at St John's Wood High Street in London to watch the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery with their cannons on their way to the snowy Hyde Park to fire 41 Gun Royal Salute.
To mark the anniversary, Royal Mail (Royal Mail) has issued special postage stamps which replace the traditional golden color around the silhouette of the head of the queen by one blue and the words "Diamond Jubilee".
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