Since Prince Philip’s death, Queen Elizabeth II voyaged back at Windsor Castle to celebrate her official birthday. It has been two months now; Prince Philp left the world. His beloved wife, Queen Elizabeth stood alone at the Windsor Castle to observe the military parade. The Saturday’s event honored her official birthday soon after she went back from the Group of Seven summit.
Queen Elizabeth is not only the wife of late Prince Philip but the 95-year-old monarch who watched the ceremony amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Before the parade, she met with the representatives of the G-7 but she looked fresh as always.
The micky.com.au claimed, “The Household Division of army regiments prepared the parade as a gift for the Queen. It presented the soldier who worked hard in the COVID-19 responses. The authorities on military operations also joined the event”.
In the meantime, the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows drove nine planes that emanated red, white, and blue smoke.
Lt. Col. Guy Stone was the one who planned the entire event, and his purpose was to make a “memorable and uplifting day”. The celebrations occurred after 60 days of Prince Philip’s death. Although. His funeral happened at Windsor Castle and despite his passes away, she continued performing her royal duties.
Queen Elizabeth II observes her birthday on April 26 every year. But she celebrates her birthday when the weather is good. However, she also celebrates another one every June whenever the country’s weather is good. This tradition is old and continued till 1748 when King George II used to celebrate another birthday in June.
Before Military Parade, Queen Elizabeth II joined the other G-7 leaders and their partners at the Eden Project. The venue features a botanical garden that houses the world’s largest indoor rainforest. Furthermore, she spread the laugh by asking “Are you supposed to be looking as if you’re enjoying yourself?” during the photo session.
Also, Her Majesty held a ceremony for one of her senior assistants soon after Prince Philip’s funeral. On April 13, she honored Earl Peel/Lord Chamberlain who left his role as the household’s most senior official. Although the monarchy advised a two-week mourning period, the royal family wanted to continue doing their engagements.
“Earl Peel had an audience of The Queen today, delivered up his Wand and Insignia of Office as Lord Chamberlain and the Badge of Chancellor of the Royal Victorian Order and took leave upon relinquishing his appointment as Lord Chamberlain when Her Majesty invested him with the Royal Victorian Chain,” the announcement said as quoted by Press Association.