For the monarch and her husband, Prince Philip, it was an intimate and quiet family affair yesterday (Monday, 20 Nov) to celebrate the couple's 70 years of marriage.

 

Wishing a very happy 70th wedding anniversary to Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

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To commemorate the anniversary, the royal couple was photographed in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle earlier this month.

Their wedding took place at London's Westminster Abbey on Nov. 20, 1947, just two years after World War Two and was celebrated by the nation amid an austere post-war climate. 

Wedding portrait of the couple on their wedding day. Photo: Royal UK

The royal couple went on to have four children – Charles, Anne, Andrew and Edward.

Having first met when they were teenagers, they eventually married when Elizabeth was a 25-year-old princess, with the both of them deeply in love with each other. 

Congratulations to both for this tremendous milestone in their marriage! 

See also: PRESIDENT JOKOWI'S DAUGHTER SHARES BEAUTIFUL PRE-WEDDING PHOTOS SHOT IN INDONESIA

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