These are the images of the visit of queen Elizabeth ll to Mexico


It was in 1975, when the monarch first visited the City of Mexico and was totally amazed of the places you visited

It was February 24, 1975, when Mexico received, for the first time a british monarch: the queen Elizabeth II together with her husband, the duke of Edinburghtraveled for six days the national territory.

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The arrival of the grandmother of the prince William and Henry of Sussex to Mexico was during a tropical storm and arrived to Banco Playa, Cozumel, descended from the royal yacht Britannia after addressing the boat that carried them to the shore. The queen Elizabeth ll dressed in gabardine beige color, green dress, white shoes and a green hat with white, while the duke Philip wore gabardine beige and a navy suit.

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The receipt of the queen Elizabeth ll in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland was with a multicolored mosaic, formed by bouquets of flowers and the typical dress of mexican women. Also read: The speech he gave queen Elizabeth ll gave tranquility and hope of their nations

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“I think that only in New Delhi had seen so many people in the street,” said the monarch on his first hours in Mexico, according to El Universal.

The president Luis Echeverría, his wife, Mary Sunnaand your son Benito Echeverria they waited to the sovereign and to her husband in his private residence at St. Jerome to offer a feast with mexican food. Everything was meticulously careful, even served dishes typical of different regions of Mexico, the dishes and cups they used, sought to display the rich crafts of the country.

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During the stay of the monarch, the mother of Charles of Wales and the the duke of York visited Guanajuato, the Alhóndiga de Granaditas and the market of Oaxaca, where he was able to witness one of the most important festivals of the country: the Guelaguetza.

“I’m tasting with the tips of the fingers, the skills of the artisans,” said queen Elizabeth. Then bought pottery, tablecloths, coijas, a fish of mud from Tonala decor, jewelry, and spent 200 thousand pesos, with information of The Universal. Also read: Queen Elizabeth ll hired the former director of communication Henry of Sussex, and Meghan Markle

After they toured the archaeological site of Monte Albán, in order to subsequently move to Merida, Yucatan, mexico, where the monarch was changed two times the dress which was premiered in Mexico.

The farewell of the great-grandmother of prince Georgethe princess Charlottethe prince Louis and the small Archie took out the first of march, 1975, from the port of Veracruz.

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According to the guide Insider MxCity, it is said that the exmandatario had information of all and each one of the activities of the queen Elizabeth ll in its passage through the mexican Pacific and that of the three thousand 201 files that are contained in the list of public versions, the monarch has a file that goes from 1975 to 1983.

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According to files that were declassified and are available in the archivo General de la Nación (AGN), we found that spies mexicans still step by step the journey that the grandmother of prince William did to Mexico from 1975 to 1983.

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