Christian laursen driving English Queen Elizabeth in a horse carat in Denmark

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My husbands granddad Jens Laursen, had a brother Christian Laursen he work for the at the time in the Kings stables he has queen Elizabeth in the carat  

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WikiTree profile: Jens Laursen
in Photos by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
recategorized by Jillaine Smith
Susan you have some great family history. Thanks for sharing
Thank you that was kind of you

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What a special honor to drive Queen Elizabeth around. But if he worked this regular duty for the Danish King's Stables then he may have often transported dignitaries and royalty. It is in Copenhagen I guess, right Susan? Still an amazing privilege and a high quality photo. Very impressive and thank you so much for sharing. I saved this to show my friends.
by Rod DuBois G2G6 Pilot (180k points)
selected by Susan Laursen
Thank you very much, yes he did drive for The Royaly, must be and amazing job meeting all the Royal people.

After him came my father in law and now my husband, but he are with the queen when she has a party. In christiansborg castle. He was high jack to the job 42 years ago.

Yes it is Copenhagen

Thank you again
Fantastic! What a proud legacy!
Thank you very much Dorothy
That's quite amazing, you must be very proud
Yes John I am found it amazing thank you for your kind word most appreciated
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Susan, I am incredibly impressed by your pictures. You have one of the best collection of family pictures that I have seen.

Now you come up with one of Christian Laursen  with "the Queen". What an honor that must have been for him.

I wonder how many different types of oaths he had to sign in order to just drive her around?

And it looks like the are on a cobble-stone road.

I am very impressed with your picture collection, and this is one of my favorite so far.

Thank you for sharing.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)
Thank you Cheryl for your kind word. I too Find it fantastic that Christian laursen has ride queen Elizabeth around.

How well notes it is a cobblestone  road, the photo are taken in th centrum of Copenhagen.

Thank you for your kind word about my photo

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