Re: Queen in Yorkshire -- July 17, 2012 Brooch
Posted by Lennick on July 20, 2012, 4:13 am, in reply to "Re: Queen in Yorkshire -- July 17, 2012 Brooch"
There was an article in the Daily Mail recently that shows HM wearing this brooch on a drive home from church with Prince Philip. I've never seen it before.
: I did not recognise it either. I caught a
: glimpse of it in person today, as Leeds is
: my home city, thus I went out to stand in
: the crowds.
: Although I failed to place it. I checked the
: lists I know of official gifts and wedding
: gifts to The Queen and other members of the
: royal family, yet no description matches,
: especially not one from the City of Leeds.
: Although, it is of course possible that this
: brooch was a gift from the city of Leeds to
: The Queen at some point or another; perhaps
: her visit to the city in 1977. This is the
: most likely explanation, which explains why
: it hasn't been seen before now.
: --Previous Message--
: On a visit to Yorkshire today, the Queen
: a brooch which appears to have some sort of
: Tudor rose design, possibly in diamonds and
: rubies. I don't recall seeing it before --
: do we know anything about it?
: The bottom half of the design looks quite