Royal Maundy Service

In keeping with the annual tradition to mark Holy Thursday before Easter, Queen Elizabeth II handed out unique coins during the Royal Maundy Service that was held this year in Derby Cathedral in central England. Custom dictates that a monarch’s age is to be used to determine how many individuals are selected for the service […]

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In keeping with yearly tradition to mark Holy Thursday before Easter, Queen Elizabeth II handed out rare coins during the Royal Maundy Service that was held this year in Bury St Edmunds Cathedral, Suffolk. Custom dictates that a monarch’s age is to be used to determine how many individuals are selected for the service to […]

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Queen Elizabeth II led the Royal Maundy Service on Thursday in Northern Ireland. In keeping with the yearly tradition to mark Holy Thursday before Easter, The Queen handed out rare and specially minted coins along with regular circulation coins within small stringed red and white purses. 82 men and 82 women were selected from four […]

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