The Queen has been pictured leaving Windsor Castle as she makes her way to Westminster for the State Opening of Parliament. Today marks Her Majesty's first major public ceremonial duty since the death of her husband one month ago.
The Queen, 95, has been continuing with her work as sovereign at Windsor Castle as she mourns the loss of her beloved husband of 73 years.
Today The Duchess had the opportunity to speak to Riflemen who were at The Duke’s funeral and formed part of the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle.
The @RiflesRegiment was formed in 2007 through the merger of four Regiments. In July 2020, The Duchess of Cornwall succeeded The Duke of Edinburgh as Colonel-in-Chief during ceremonies held at Windsor Castle and Highgrove House.
Today is The Queen’s 95th birthday. HM was born on 21 April 1926 at 17 Bruton Street in London, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York. This year The Queen remains at Windsor Castle during a period of Royal Mourning following the death of The Duke of Edinburgh.
This afternoon, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral took place at Windsor Castle. It was a family occasion which recognised His Royal Highness’s military associations and included some unique personal touches, in line with The Duke’s wishes:
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
Regiments with a special relationship to The Duke of Edinburgh form up in the Quadrangle at Windsor Castle. Military bands play music including ‘I Vow to Thee My Country’ and ‘Jerusalem’.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were introduced to the newborn son of The Duke & Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle. Ms Doria Ragland was also present. The Duke & Duchess of Sussex are delighted to announce that they have named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.