Consumerist: HRH Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Diamond Jubilee!
May our LORD continue to bless, protect, preserve and guide well respected and loved Queen Elizabeth!
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh seen here attending a service of dedication for the Order of the British Empire, at which 2,000 of those holding the honor were present. Senior public figures with the rank of Knight and Dame took part in the procession, including the Governor of the Bank of England Professor Sir Mervyn King, former president of the High Court Family Division – Baroness Butler-Sloss and the first Speaker of the House of Lords – Baroness Hayman.
The Order of the British Empire was founded in 1917 by George V with the motto For God and the Empire, and has more than 100,000 members (Knights & Dames) throughout the world.