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Page boy faints during Queen Elizabeth II's speech

Page boy faints during Queen's speech at Parl... 00:44

One of Queen Elizabeth II's page boys fainted Tuesday as the monarch was delivering a speech at the annual State Opening of Parliament.

The British monarch was nearly nine minutes into her speech laying out the government's legislative program at the House of Lords in London's Palace of Westminster when the boy collapsed, CBS News partner network Sky News reports. Help was called for and he was carried out of the chamber.

The 88-year-old queen continued delivering her speech without missing a beat despite the commotion, and the boy is said to have recovered soon after.

The four page boys listed in the program were Hugo Bertie, Viscount Aithrie, Charles Armstrong-Jones and Arthur Chatto. The latter two are the queen's great-nephews.

A spokesman for the House of Lords wouldn't say which of the boys fainted, but told Sky News, "We can confirm one of the page boys did faint slightly but he is now fine. He is with his family and there is no problem."

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