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Here are all the details of what exactly trooping the colour is

Here are all the details of what exactly trooping the colour is

Cape Town - Britain's royal family stepped out on Saturday for the Trooping the Colour parade to mark Queen Elizabeth's official birthday.

The Queen, whose actual birthday is on April 21, inspected the troops and received a royal salute, and watched displays of precision marching before she was due to make her way back to Buckingham Palace. Royalists couldn't help but notice Savannah Phillips, the seven-year-old daughter of Peter and Autumn, becoming quite bossy towards Prince George. Markle's appearance comes exactly three weeks after the actress' spectacular wedding to Prince Harry in a ceremony that was watched by millions around the world.

The Trooping of the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years.

On the other side of Charlotte, her older cousin Savannah kept things together.

Meghan wore a simple peach dress by Carolina Herrera, but its off-the-shoulder style was a bit too cocktail-y for such an important military event in which shoulders are usually covered. He officially retired from Royal duties past year.

She and Harry arrived at Buckingham Palace in the back of a vehicle before switching to their carriage for the big occasion.

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They join more than 1,400 guardsmen and cavalry for the magnificent Trooping of The Colour today in London.

Markle's got another big milestone coming up, when she will travel solo with Queen Elizabeth by train to Chester for royal business.

Princess Kate, who has been on maternity leave since giving birth to Prince Louis, left the newborn home.

Trooping the Colour 2018 marks the Cambridge children's first appearance since Harry and Meghan's royal nuptials.

But later in the day, as the Queen's procession made its way back to Buckingham Palace, Field Marshal Lord Guthrie, a former head of the armed forces, was thrown off his horse near the Victoria Memorial.


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