Shells from blank rounds lie on the floor after the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC), the City of London’s Territorial Army Regiment, fired a 62 gun salute in honour of the 61st anniversary of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne at the Tower of London on February 6, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE
Queen Elizabeth II records her Christmas message to the Commonwealth, in the Blue Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace on December 12, 2013 in London England. Broadcast on December 25, 2013, the Queen wears a diamond, ruby and sapphire brooch given to her by her parents to celebrate the birth of Prince Charles in 1948. By her side are photographs of her parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth - The Queen Mother, and also a picture from this years christening of Prince George of Cambridge.
Queen Elizabeth II is seen leaving Kensington Palace after visiting her newborn Great Granddaughter Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at Kensington Palace on May 5, 2015 in London, England. The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge's daughter was born at 8:34am on May 2, 2015, weighing 8lbs 3 oz and is fourth in line to the throne.