The Queen's Diamond Decades - Milennium
Royalty • 45m
The new millennium witnessed powerful events for Queen and country. The whole nation celebrated the 100th birthday of the Queen Mother in 2000. But the devastating events of 9/11 ushered in a dark new era, and London itself would be traumatised by terrorism. There was personal sorrow as the Queen reached a great milestone - she lost both her sister and mother early in her Golden Jubilee year.
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