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A portrait of Elizabeth Brydges (and her dog), a maid of honor of Queen Elizabeth I. By Hieronimo, circa 1589. Woburn Abbey.

A portrait of Elizabeth Brydges (and her dog), a maid of honor of Queen Elizabeth I. By Hieronimo, circa Woburn Abbey.

Maids of honour at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II - Cecil Beaton

Bridesmaids at the Royal Wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip. By Cecil Beaton 1947

Before she was the famous "Nine Day's Queen", Lady Jane Grey was a Maid-of-Honor to Queen Catherine Parr

Before she was the famous "Nine Day's Queen", Lady Jane Grey was a Maid-of-Honor to Queen Catherine Parr. Jane was a first cousin once removed of Edward VI.

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Amazing picture for her highness Queen Elizabeth II.

The Queen asked, 'Ready girls?': The Coronation maids of honour - who claim to be the Spice Girls of their time - reunite 60 years on to share their memories of the day

Queen Elizabeth's coronation gown: The dress incorporated an iconographic scheme of embroidered national and Commonwealth floral emblems in gold, silver and pastel-coloured silks

Britain’s 27-year-old Queen Elizabeth had been crowned in Westminster Abbey earlier that day, June 2, 1953, and now she poses for photographs in Buckingham Palace. She is wearing the Imperial State Crown and the exquisite Coronation gown designed by Sir Norman Hartnell. The 21ft ermine-trimmed velvet Purple Robe of Estate flows from her shoulders.    She is flanked by her Maids of Honour: six of the country’s most blueblooded young women, all single, beautiful and, like the Queen, wearing…

The Pippas of their day! They were the aristocratic beauties who almost stole the show at the Coronation 60 years ago. Now they share their behind the scenes stories

Queen Elizabeth II Maids of Honour Coronation June 1953 Buckingham Palace photographed by Cecil Beaton

Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII

1562 Portrait of a Woman, probably Catherine Carey, Lady Knollys by Steven van der Meulen, active Netherlandish, active in Britain (from naturalized 1562 Yale Center for British Art

Maid of Honour's chair, Elizabethan  Although from Queen Elizabeth I's court , this low Maid of Honour's chair would have been similar to one used by Anne Boleyn when attending on Catherine of Aragon.

For your big skirts. Although from Queen Elizabeth I's court , this low Maid of Honour's chair would have been similar to one used by Anne Boleyn when attending on Catherine of Aragon.

An open top carriage carrying bridesmaids and a page boy processes around Parliament Square and into Whitehall following the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in Westminster Abbey, 29 April 2011.

Miss Philippa Middleton with other bridesmaids and a pageboy returning in the Carriage Procession to Buckingham Palace from Westminster Abbey, 29 April Press Association

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