A special birthday … A few days before her 95th birthday, Elizabeth II has no heart to celebrate. While she has just lost her husband, Prince Philip, on April 9, 2021, the monarch will spend her birthday at her home in a small group and will have the visit of some members of her family, Wednesday April 21, 2021. According to relatives, Elizabeth He is expected to visit the Frogmore Estate in Windsor to walk his corgi puppies Fergus and Muick on his first birthday in seven decades without Prince Phillip. Due to the health crisis, the royals have agreed to a rotation to visit the grieving monarch and will take turns visiting her for a walk in Windsor.
While Prince Charles and Princess Anne will visit their mother, Sophie of Wessex has planned several visits in the coming days with her children Lady Louise Windsor and James Windsor. Kate Middleton has also scheduled video calls with Her Majesty and her great-grandchildren to celebrate her birthday. A source told the Mirror Online that Elizabeth II will not be alone on her birthday and that there are people “who care deeply about her” and “want to be there to support her in her most pressing hour. ” However, it looks like Prince Harry will not be present for his grandmother. Indeed, he is preparing to return to the United States to find his wife, Meghan Markle and their son, Archie.
Elizabeth II will resume her official commitments
A source close to the monarch claimed that the latter had shown “remarkable” resilience since the death of her husband and that she would have to return to work after her birthday. Indeed, Elizabeth II will attend the official opening of Parliament on May 11, 2021. In the meantime, it is at Windsor Castle that the Queen will continue to live, and not at Buckingham Palace.
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