Ahead of your Platinum Jubilee may I on a personal level send you my heartiest congratulations and that you for so many years of dedication to our country within which you have achieved more than any other monarch.
THANK YOU MA’AM
I was present at your coronation, not at Westminster Abbey, of course, but waving my flag along the procession route.
Too young to actually remember I am told that your carriage passed directly in front of me.
I lived in Birmingham but with my parents I had gone down to London with my parents to join the celebration and support our monarch.
My maternal grandparents lived in Lambeth where I attended a street party and where my grandfather dressed up as a clown entertaining we children.
History tells us how your coronation gave to the nation a time to step outside the darkness of the recent World War II and the austerity the people were still going through.
Not a war in the traditional sense of the word but the entire world has, indeed still is, been going through a horrible war with this pandemic.
Your Platinum Jubilee celebration with bring a special happy time to not only our country but to the entire world, a celebration we all need to lift our spirts as we applaud such an iconic event.
The Royal House of Windsor now spans more than one hundred years and is set to continue for at least another three generations. No other royal house has achieved so much.
Part of Your Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration will be to award a city charter to a
I have the honour to be, Madam, Your Majesty's humble and obedient servant.
David John Bekah Ashford