Queen, 92, puts on a vivid purple coat for the church in Sandringham

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She is no smaller violet! Queen, 92, puts on a vivid purple coat and a matching hat when she joins family members in front of the church in Sandringham

  • The Queen, 92, came to church on Sunday in Sandringham, Norfolk
  • The monarch wore a vivid purple jacket and matching hat for the occasion
  • She was accompanied by relatives, including her cousin Earl Snowdon
  • Lady Helen Taylor, daughter of the Duke of Kent, also attended the service

Stephanie Linning for Mailonline

The Queen brought a burst of color to a gray winter day when she came to the church in Sandringham today.

The monarch, 92, was accompanied by family members including her nephew, Earl Snowdon, and cousin daughter Lady Helen Taylor for the weekly service.

The queen, who stayed in Norfolk on her winter holiday, looked royal in a vivid purple coat, complete with satin buttons and rushes.

Purple is ruling! The Queen brought a burst of color to a gray winter day when she came to the church in Sandringham today. She was accompanied by a friend in a car to church

Purple is ruling! The Queen brought a burst of color to a gray winter day when she came to the church in Sandringham today. She was accompanied by a friend in a car to church

Purple is ruling! The Queen brought a burst of color to a gray winter day when she came to the church in Sandringham today. She was accompanied by a friend in a car to church

Splash of color: The Queen, who stays at her winter stop in Norfolk, looked royal in a vivid purple coat, complete with satin buttons and trims

Splash of color: The Queen, who stays at her winter stop in Norfolk, looked royal in a vivid purple coat, complete with satin buttons and trims

Splash of color: The Queen, who stays at her winter stop in Norfolk, looked royal in a vivid purple coat, complete with satin buttons and trims

She wore a matching hat with a large flower piece on the edge.

The Queen arrived by car in the St. Mary Magdalene Church while her cousin Earl Snowdon, son of the late Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, walked the short journey from the Sandringham House on foot.

Earl Snowdon, 57, who maintained a good relationship with his aunt, the queen, wore a thick gray suit, but he seemed to leave his coat at home.

Family outing: The Queen's cousin, Earl Snowdon (in gray), the son of the late Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, made the short journey from Sandringham House on foot

Family outing: The Queen's cousin, Earl Snowdon (in gray), the son of the late Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, made the short journey from Sandringham House on foot

Family outing: The Queen's cousin, Earl Snowdon (in gray), the son of the late Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, made the short journey from Sandringham House on foot

Good relationship: separately, Lady Helen Taylor (pictured in gray) was the 54-year-old daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent, the cousin of the Queen.

Good relationship: separately, Lady Helen Taylor (pictured in gray) was the 54-year-old daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent, the cousin of the Queen.

Good relationship: separately, Lady Helen Taylor (pictured in gray) was the 54-year-old daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent, the cousin of the Queen.

Separately arrived was Lady Helen Taylor, the 54-year-old daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent, who is the cousin of the Queen and performs duties on behalf of the monarch.

Lady Helen, who is 39th on a par with the British throne, wrapped in a long charcoal gray cape and a khaki-green hat.

She closed her look with a pair of black velvet shoes that seemed to characterize a playful pink bow motif.

Security checks: Royal supporters were scanned by police officers when they entered the cemetery, hoping to catch a glimpse of the queen this morning

Security checks: Royal supporters were scanned by police officers when they entered the cemetery, hoping to catch a glimpse of the queen this morning

Security checks: Royal supporters were scanned by police officers when they entered the cemetery, hoping to catch a glimpse of the queen this morning

Extra careful: a little girl was being held by her mother when she was being checked by a policeman

Extra careful: a little girl was being held by her mother when she was being checked by a policeman

Extra careful: a little girl was being held by her mother when she was being checked by a policeman

All smiles! The queen colored the gray January day with her lively ensemble, complete with matching brooch

All smiles! The queen colored the gray January day with her lively ensemble, complete with matching brooch

All smiles! The queen colored the gray January day with her lively ensemble, complete with matching brooch

The Queen left London last month to pass the party season in Sandringham.

She will stay there until the beginning of February.

On January 20 she marks the anniversary of the death of her father, King George VI, privately on the estate, as she does every year.

Coordinate: The Queen adjusted her hat to her coat when she stepped on her Rolls Royce with driver on Sunday

Coordinate: The Queen adjusted her hat to her coat when she stepped on her Rolls Royce with driver on Sunday

Coordinate: The Queen adjusted her hat to her coat when she stepped on her Rolls Royce with driver on Sunday

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A glamorous conclusion: Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk

A glamorous conclusion: Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk

A glamorous conclusion: Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk

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