Queen Elizabeth II Visits Oxford For The Royal Maundy Service


Queen Elizabeth II distributes Maundy money during the Maundy... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,British Royalty,Elizabeth II,England,Human Interest,Oxford - England,Queen - Royal Person,Royalty,UK,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesOXFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: Queen Elizabeth II distributes Maundy money during the Maundy service, at Christ Church Cathedral on March 28, 2013 in Oxford, England. The Maundy money was today distributed by the Queen to 87 women and 87 men, who each received two purses, one red and one white. A 5 GBP coin and 50 pence coin commemorating the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation in the red purse. The white purse contains the uniquely minted Maundy Money. This takes the form of silver one, two, three and four penny pieces, the sum of which equals the number of years the Monarch's age. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/Getty Images)