Trooping The Colour
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Trooping the Colour: A brief history

For more than 250 years, Trooping the Colour has commemorated the birthday of the sovereign as well as functioning as a display of army drills, music and horsemanship.

As celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday continue, BBC Rewind takes a look at the ceremony during her 64-year reign.

  • 11 Jun 2016
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