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Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee in LondonDiamond Jubilee in London
3 June 2012 Queen is 86
Disturbing, those reporting queen's jubilee seems to very nearly worship her.
The Queen is marking her Diamond Jubilee this year and celebrations reach a peak in early June
with a four-day weekend of events, between Saturday 2 and Tuesday 5 June.
The Queen has set sail on her royal barge, the Spirit of Chartwell, as the Diamond Jubilee river pageant takes place on the Thames in London.
Without the River Thames, London would not be the city it is today.
In past centuries it helped commerce and trade grow, but also was used to stage grand events and regal ceremonies.
Guide to the weekend of events
Re-name Big Ben - Elizabeth Tower after the Queen
NOW THAT IS WRONG!
British Royal family
Crown will pass to Prince William and Kate's first-born even if it is a girl
May 2012 A future first-born child of Prince William and his bride, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge would take the throne regardless of whether it is a boy or a girl.
Queen Elizabeth confirms crown will pass to William and Kate's first-born even if it is a Girl
A future first-born child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge would take the throne regardless of whether it is a boy or a girl.
Queen confirmed that the Government is to introduce a Bill to scrap this discriminatory rule, which has been in place since 1688.
The overhaul will also abolish a long-standing ban on Royal heirs marrying Roman Catholics.
The Queen told both houses of Parliament: 'My Government will continue to work with the 15 other Commonwealth Realms
to take forward reform of the rules governing succession to the Crown.'
Last in the Line of Succession
Should 85-year-old Queen Elizabeth die, her son Charles would succeed her.
Second in line is Charles's son Prince William
William's little brother, Prince Harry, is No. 3.
Queen Elizabeth tells Prince William’s girlfriend he’s going to be king next, not Charles!
June 5, 2012
Somehow all this is too close to blasphemy, too close to worship of this queen.
BBC calling her sovereign and monarch.
Only the Lord Jesus Christ is Sovereign and Monarch, King!
The money spent on this party could feed the world for a year!
Fly past by USAF
just to confirm, the queen would not be able to choose her successor, and this is also evident in the fact that no attempt has been made to change who will succeed her to the throne over a year into the marriage between William and Kate.
Big ben is the name of the bell and when people call the tower big ben, this will remain so and will not be changed. The tower is officially called clock tower and the UK government is discussing this being renamed to Elizabeth tower - this would be in-line with the tower at the other end, formerly called king tower being renamed to Victoria tower to reflect Queen Victoria's longstanding reign in 19th Century.
as for the BBC referring to the queen as sovereign and monarch, when it comes to ruling a country, these are the correct terms to use:
sovereign, in this case is referring to "a monarch", ie, "a queen".
likewise monarch - a hereditary sovereign, such as a queen.
In a British sense, the queen is primarily a symbolic role and has very little power remaining (the government has control over the royal family and their actions; even down to the honours list such as knighting people etc)
In a Christian sense, there is no question that Jesus Christ is Lord, Saviour, Sovereign, Monarch and King, but that is not to say all of those words are all exclusive; on the contrary, they are ascribed to Christ because of their meaning. This is why we would say Lord of lords and King of kings, one cannot be a King of kings unless there are others called Kings and Christ is set apart by being the King of them.
Prince Charles running out of time
Nov. 25, 2012 The Prince of Wales has spoken for the first time of feeling that he is “running out of time”.
Prince Charles hinted that he feared his legacy as king would be cut short.
During a visit to Dumfries House, the stately home in East Ayrshire which the Prince helped save for the nation, he joked about his reputation for pursuing projects with notorious vigour but made a poignant reference to his mortality.
He said: “Impatient? Me? What a thing to suggest! Yes of course I am.” He added: “I’ll run out of time soon. I shall have snuffed it if I’m not careful.”
The comments, which were recorded for a film on the Clarence House website about the Prince’s involvement with Dumfries House, will fuel ongoing speculation that Prince Charles, 64, is more eager than ever to take the throne after 60 years of waiting.
Prince William Royal wedding April 29, 2011