The queen, as the daughter of the warrior-king Henri IV of France, hands her husband a laurel wreath
, while he, in return, presents her with an olive branch representing the peace-making of his own father, James.
* EMPEROR COWELL: All he needs is a laurel wreath
but watch out Simon.
The reverse has a laurel wreath
and the inscription "For War Service MercantileMarine1914-1918".
Tiaras were worn in Mesopotamia, floral wreaths were used by upper class ancient Greek women, and laurel wreaths
and tortoiseshell were worn by Romans who wished to show off their wealth.
On the 99th anniversary of the battle's first day, Mr Carson laid a laurel wreath
at the cenotaph at Belfast City Hall in a low-key event ahead of the main British Legion ceremony.
In another part of the city however, on William Brown Street, there is a different Spirit of Liverpool, in the form of a woman wearing a crown and a laurel wreath
on her head.
Meanwhile, Matebo had opened up a sizable lead and appeared all but assured of claiming the traditional laurel wreath
and $150,000 bounty that goes to the victor.
"I thought the best one I'd ever eaten, and would ever eat, was at Heston Blumenthal's restaurant, but this one was nudging his laurel wreath
The geometric design consists of circles, with the largest 40ft in diameter and depicting the Royal Arms surrounded by a laurel wreath
and stars of sixteen points.
Accompanied by guards wearing old-style plumed helmets, the king placed a laurel wreath
at the foot of the monument - a 35ft tall glass cylinder with a transparent inner membrane bearing messages of condolence.
She said: "It's very handsome with GR and VI in the centre for George the Sixth and a crown at the top, laurel wreath
behind and maple leaves on the end of each arm of the cross."
The business-to-business express delivery company has again won the right to display the laurel wreath
badge of quality following successes in 1994, 1997 and 2000.