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Today, the royal family gathered in London for Trooping the Colour, theofficial celebrationof Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday. While the queen was actually born in April, it has become a royal tradition to celebrate the monarch’s birthday a second time with a grand celebration since the reign of King George II. Click through for every image from the special day.
Members of the Welsh Guards, a regiment of Household Division, march to the Horseguards parade.
Prince Edward (far right) and Sophie, Countess of Wessex (second to the right) arrive in a carriage with their children, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn.
Meghan, Camilla, and Kate wave to the crowd. The Duchess of Sussex wears Givenchy while the Duchess of Cambridge wears Alexander McQueen; both are in their go-to designers.
Sisters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie wave to guests during the procession.
The queen, dressed in a pink and white tweed look by Angela Kelly, travels solo in the Scottish State Carriage.
Her Majesty, in the carriage to the right, makes her way along The Mall to Horse Guards Parade.
Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince Andrew, and Princess Anne, Princess Royal ride on horseback behind the queen’s carriage.
The parade includes over 1,400 officers, 200 hundred horses, over 400 musicians.
Prince William gives a salute.
Members of the royal family begin to gather on the Buckingham Palace balcony after the parade.
Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte wave from a Buckingham Palace window.