The coronation of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, took place on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, London. family group at Buckingham Palace. (Left to right) Prince Michael, the Duke of Kent, the Duchess of Kent, Crown Princess Marthe of Norway, Crown Prince Olaf of Norway, Princess Margaret, the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the Earl of Athlone, the Duke of Gloucester, the Princess Royal, the Earl of Harewood, Prince Richard, the Duchess of Gloucester, Prince William, and Princess Alice Countess of Athlone.. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)