Queen Lucille * Opening of UK Parliment | On November 7, 2023, King George opened Parliament. Queen Lucille joined King. The event, steeped in tradition, marks the formal start of the parliamentary year which sets the government's agenda for the session. King George delivered the King's Speech during the ceremony.
King George wore the Imperial State Crown during the ceremony. Queen Lucille wore the Diamond Diadem. Also known as the George IV State Diadem, the headpiece was made for the coronation of King George IV in 1820. Since King George IV, the Diamond Diadem has been worn by every British queen, whether they reigned or were consorts.