Queen Elizabeth II Newspaper Book - Gift Details
To mark the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, we’ve specially created a personalised newspaper book featuring original newspaper articles written about Queen Elizabeth II over the years; a fascinating gift for those with an interest in the Diamond Jubilee.
This personalised newspaper book opens on February 7th 1952 to report on the death of King George VI, the event which forced a young Elizabeth into the limelight. News of her father’s death broke whilst Elizabeth was away in Kenya with the Duke of Edinburgh, and a short while later, she was proclaimed queen aged only 25.
Read all about the Queen’s Coronation ceremony on June 2nd 1953, held in Westminster Abbey and followed by a procession through London. Both the ceremony and the procession are extensively covered in this personalised newspaper book, as the nation watched and celebrated this historic occasion.
As the Queen of 7 different countries (United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ceylon and Pakistan) and Head of the Commonwealth, the Queen’s many official tours of these countries are documented in this historical book. In particular, read the articles which report on Queen Elizabeth II’s first official tour as Queen as she spent 6 months visiting 12 countries in the Commonwealth, starting in Bermuda and finishing in Gibraltar. Queen Elizabeth’s historic visit to Ireland, the first visit by a monarch to Ireland for 100 years, is also included in this gift book.
Key moments in the Queen’s life are documented including the births of Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, Prince Charles’ investiture as Prince of Wales, the celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s landmark birthdays, the weddings of all four children including Prince Charles and Lady Diana, celebration for the Silver and Gold Jubilee, becoming a grandmother and mourning the loss of Diana, Princess of Wales, Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.
It is a fascinating insight into the reign and times of the Queen Elizabeth II, making it a fitting tribute to the monarch and a truly wonderful gift. As we mark the Diamond Jubilee and 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II on the throne, this insightful personalised book is an ideal Diamond Jubilee gift, and makes a wonderful addition to our Royal Family gift book range.
Your Gift Personalised
This individually bound hardback book is approximately tabloid size, 38 x 31cm, and is presented in a choice of stylish covers. The book opens with a front page montage surrounding your own personalised label containing the recipient’s Name and a Message. It can be further personalised by gold embossing the recipient’s Name on the front cover.