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In pictures: 70 years of married life for the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh

The royal couple married on November 20 1947 at Westminster Abbey.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 70 years of married life. Here we take a look back at their time together in pictures.

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On their wedding day in 1947 (PA)
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On the Queen's coronation day in 1953 (PA)
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The Queen holds a corgi as the couple chats in 1956 at Windsor Great Park (PA)
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Prince Charles and Princess Anne being pushed on a swing by the Duke of Edinburgh (PA)
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With their young family in 1965 (PA)
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And with the family in 1979 (PA)
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Watching the Badminton Horse Trials in 1968 (PA)
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With US president John F Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline in 1961 (PA)
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... and Barack Obama and his wife Michelle (John Stillwell/PA)
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The Queen and Duke on the Great Wall of China (Ron Bell/PA)
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Wearing safety glasses during a laser surgery demonstration at the University College Hospital in 2005 (PA)
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Viewing the floral tributes to Diana, Princess of Wales, at Buckingham Palace in 1997 (John Stillwell/PA)
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During a visit to the Tower of London's Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation (PA)

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