LONDON (AP) -- The archbishop of Canterbury is among those praising Queen Elizabeth on the 60th wedding anniversary of her marriage to Prince Philip.
Archbishop Rowan Williams says it's a time to be thankful for her long and devoted service to the nation and Commonwealth.
Williams spoke to the royal couple and 2,000 guests at a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey. He says the diamond anniversary was a milestone in her commitment to her role.
The queen, then Princess Elizabeth, married Philip at the abbey on November 20th, 1947. She became queen in 1952, following the death of her father, George VI.
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