the majesty of scotland

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Queen Elizabeth II – the longest-reigning British monarch ever! 👑🇬🇧

Here’s a picture from each year of her reign so far from 1952-2016! 📷👸🏻

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Royal Residences: 

Holyrood Palace

Clarence House / Balmoral Castle / Sandringham House / Buckingham Palace / Windsor Castle / Kensington Palace / Holyrood Palace / St James’s Palace

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Queen Elizabeth II waves to crowds at Waverley Station before boarding the steam locomotive ‘Union of South Africa’ on September 9, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Today, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning monarch in British history overtaking her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria’s record by one day. The Queen has reigned for a total of 63 years and 217 days. Accompanied by her husband The Duke of Edinburgh, she has today opened the new Scottish Border’s Railway.

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Sept 9, 2015. A reflective moment as The Queen watches the crowds at Galashiels Station from a steam train. Today Her Majesty opened the Borders Railway in Scotland on the day she becomes Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh look on as First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon looks on atTweedbank Station on September 9, 2015 in Tweedbank, Scotland. Today, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning monarch in British history overtaking her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria’s record by one day. The Queen has reigned for a total of 63 years and 217 days. Accompanied by her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh and Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, she will officially open the new Scottish Border’s Railway which runs from the capital to Tweedbank.