In Pictures: Ceremonial pomp and pageantry at the State Opening of Parliament

Masked Yeoman Warders march along the Royal Gallery during the ceremonial search of the Palace of Westminster ahead of the State Opening of Parliament by the Queen (Richard Pohle/The Times)
Masked Yeoman Warders march along the Royal Gallery during the ceremonial search of the Palace of Westminster ahead of the State Opening of Parliament by the Queen (Richard Pohle/The Times)