The Imperial State Crown is carried on a cushion as it arrives for the State Opening of Parliament, at the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The State Opening of Parliament marks... more 
The Imperial State Crown is carried on a cushion as it arrives for the State Opening of Parliament, at the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The State Opening of Parliament marks the formal start of the parliamentary year, the Queen will deliver a speech which will set out the government's agenda for the coming year. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool
Wed, May 8, 2013 6:39 AM EDT