The Queen's Speech: Now This Is How You Do Pageantry
It wouldn't be a royal speech to Parliament without some horse-drawn carriages and a hostage situation. The queen's 2015 speech definitely delivered.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | May 27, 2015
When it comes to their royals, the British aren’t ones to skimp on tradition. On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth didn't disappoint. (Video via U.K. Parliament)
For all you non-Brits, here's a guide to the glorious pomp and circumstance surrounding her annual speech to Parliament.
As she does every year, the queen is escorted by the Household Cavalry from Buckingham Palace to Westminster in a horse-drawn carriage. (Video via BBC)