At St. Albans, the Queen carries out one of her most picturesque traditional functions.
St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
GV. St. Albans Abbey. SV. Queen Elizabeth II coming out from Abbey doorway with the Bishop of St. Albans, Reverend Edward Michael Gresford Jones, and they all carry posies. GV. Crowd looking on. SCU. Queen on the steps of the doorway of the Abbey (West Door). Duke of Edinburgh is there holding posy with Bishops and Canons. LV. They assemble at the bottom of the steps to get ready for photograph. They are flanked by a boy and girl on each side, who also carry posies. SCU. Pan, old people holding purses for the Maundy money. CU. Hand with Maundy money lying on the palm. CU. Coin in palm of another hand. SV. Towards, Queen and Prince Philip walking away from church carrying their posies and the Bishop is there. SV. Children of the Chapel Royal lined up. SV. Queen and Duke shaking hands with officials before they leave.