Queen Elizabeth II Reveals Rare Secrets from Her Coronation Ceremony She Withheld For 65 Years

12Footage of Prince Charles and Princess Anne

The documentary also included some behind-the-scenes footage of the grand event like Prince Charles, Princess Anne, on the day of their mother’s coronation.

Footage of Prince Charles

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13Footage was flown across the Atlantic

Royal Air force bomber jets called Canberras were used to fly the footage across the Atlantic to deliver it to the Canadian broadcast Company who could air the same. The flight went on to become the first nonstop transatlantic flight between the United Kingdom and Canada.

Footage was flown across the Atlantic

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14The first man to swear allegiance to the queen

That was her husband prince Phillip. Once she was lifted onto her throne, his words of allegiance were “I Philip, do become your liege man of life and limb, and of earthly worship; and faith and truth I will bear unto you, to live and die, against all manner of folks. So help me God.” After this he kissed the crown and on her left cheek.

The Queen’s coronation secrets are revealed on the BBC One interview to be aired on Sunday 13th Jan at 8pm GMT.

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