Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise appearance in Scotland.
She went to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh.
The monarch appeared particularly smiling for “Holyrood week”.
For the past few months, the appearances of Queen Elizabeth II have become increasingly rare. The British sovereign who sees her health decline is often represented by her son, Prince Charles. Monday, June 27, however, she caused the surprise by going to Edinburgh, Scotland. Indeed, the one who recently celebrated her platinum jubilee wanted to participate in a week of royal events.
Accompanied by her son, Prince Edward and his wife Sophie Rhys-Jones, Elizabeth II appeared very smiling, in a soft blue outfit, leaning on her cane. The sovereign visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. She took part in the town’s traditional “hand over of the keys” ceremony, during which she was welcomed into her “ancient and hereditary kingdom of Scotland”.
Queen Elizabeth II is expected to take part in a military parade
According to Buckingham Palace, the grandmother of princes William and Harry should participate in another event on Tuesday, June 28. This time it would be a military parade, planned in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. For his part, Prince Charles, who is the heir to the crown, will participate in other engagements this week in Scotland.
Recently, Queen Elizabeth II made an appearance on Wednesday June 22 at Windsor Palace. She had met, in her new official place of residence, the Governor of New South Wales in Australia. Finally, the sovereign had also made three appearances on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, during the celebrations organized for her platinum jubilee.
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