Along with over 2000 other diamonds, the Koh-I-Noor was mounted on the Crown. For a more elaborate history of the diamond, head to our history section. Since getting into British hands, the Koh-I-Noor was used by Queen Victoria, Queen Alexandra (wife of King Edward VII), Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. The diamond is wore only be female members.
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood is brimming with birdlife. Brush up on your bird-spotting skills at the bird hide or wander down to the open areas where ground-nesting birds, such as skylarks, can be found. The east of the site is home to mute swans, little grebes, tufted ducks, terns and mallards. At night, look out for the tawny and barn owls as they search the ground for prey.
Ten years later, Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee was marked by many celebrations, including, on 22 June 1897, a progress to St Paul's Cathedral, where a short service of thanksgiving was held outside the building, as the Queen was too lame to manage the steps. Eleven colonial Prime Ministers were in attendance. The Queen's progress continued.
Her given names were Alexandrina Victoria, and she belonged to the Royal House of Hanover. From birth formally styled Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of Kent. Queen Victoria's real name was.
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Reigned 1837-1901 Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne shortly after her eighteenth birthday in July 1837. She was daughter of the Duke of Kent, who was the fourth son of George III. Her reign was the second longest in British history, celebrating her Golden Jubilee in 1887 and Diamond Jubilee in 1897. She held great influence over the foreign and domestic policies of the governments she.
This collection also included the 94.8-carat Star of the East diamond, the 15-carat Star of the South diamond, a 9-carat green diamond, and a 31-carat diamond which is now called the McLean diamond. For the next 10 years the Hope diamond was shown at many exhibits and charitable events world wide by Harry Winston Inc., including as the central attraction of their Court of Jewels exhibition.
Mary of Teck became Queen Mary, consort of King George V. She was the mother of kings Edward VIII and George VI, and the grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Victoria was the second-longest reigning British monarch in history, ruling the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901. Her death on Jan. 22, 1901, at age 81 was mourned around the world and signaled an end to the Victorian Era.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee procession on 22 June 1897 followed a route six miles long through London and included troops from all over the empire. The procession paused for an open-air service of thanksgiving held outside St Paul's Cathedral, throughout which Victoria sat in her open carriage, to avoid her having to climb the steps to enter the building. The celebration was marked by vast.
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Queen Victoria wore the diamond occasionally afterwards. She left in her will that the Koh-i-noor should only be worn by a female queen. If the head of state was a man, his wife would have to carry the diamond. After Queen Victoria’s death, the Kohinoor became part of the Crown Jewels.
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In 2002, the Queen inherited this diamond and ruby tiara from the Queen Mother. Designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, the piece was originally set with opals, but they were replaced with rubies by opal-wary Queen Alexandra. The tiara was one of the Queen Mother's most worn sparklers, and so far the Queen has only worn the piece once: during a visit to Malta in 2005.
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