Queen Elizabeth enjoys scaled-down Trooping the Colour at Windsor Castle

WINDSOR ENGLAND- JUNE 13 Queen Elizabeth II speaks to US President Joe Biden while watching a Guard of Honour march past before their meeting at Windsor Castle

US President Joe Biden violated royal protocol while attending a G7 dinner reception in the United Kingdom, the Daily Mail has reported, citing Debrett's, a leading authority on royal etiquette. Biden's first time meeting the queen came in November 1982, when as a U.S. senator he travelled to the United Kingdom for a meeting of the British-American Parliamentary Group, the White House said Sunday. He said he did not think she'd be insulted if he said she "reminded me of my mother in terms of the look of her and the generosity".

President Joe Biden is set to sip tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle after a Group of Seven leaders' summit in southwestern England; Greg Palkot reports on the latest.

After leaving Windsor, Biden will head off to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Monday, a U.S. -EU summit on Tuesday and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva the following day.

When asked by reporters if he had invited The Queen to visit the White House, President Biden replied: "Yes".

It generally is frowned upon for anyone to reveal the contents of their private talks with the Queen.

Speaking at Heathrow Airport before departing the UK, Biden said he wished he could have spoken to the Queen for longer.

She wore a summery pink Stewart Parvin dress, a hat by Rachel Trevor-Morgan and the diamond Jardine star brooch, believed to be one of her favourite pieces of jewellery.

Biden is the 13th president the Queen has met during her reign, of 14 who have been in power across the pond.

The couple landed in the grounds just before 5pm, a few minutes ahead of schedule, and were greeted by the Queen in the castle's quadrangle.


She also hosted a state dinner for President Trump in 2019 a year after welcoming him to Windsor Castle for a short ceremony.

The visit comes after a hard year for the monarch and just three days after what would have been her husband's 100th birthday.

During her 69 years on the throne, there have been 14 USA presidents. "We haven't met her yet".

When Dr Biden was quizzed on whether she asked the Duchess of Cambridge for advice on meeting the Queen, she brushed off the suggestion, saying they were "busy".

The tea in the castle's Oak Room comes after the Bidens met the Queen on Friday when she attended a reception for G7 leaders at the Eden Project.

The Queen's actual birthday falls on April 21, but Trooping the Colour is staged on the second Saturday of June each year. Sunday's high-profile reception for the Bidens, which included a military band playing both the British and USA national anthems, means she has now formally met 13 of the last 14 sitting USA presidents - barring

It was due to last around half-an-hour, but overran by nearly 20 minutes.

Biden will become the fourth president and first lady she has received at Windsor, following the Trumps in 2018, the Obamas in 2016, President George W. Bush and his wife in 2008 and the Reagans in 1982.

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