Elizabeth II does not intend to remove the Christmas decorations before February 6, as explained by Mail Online this Saturday, January 22.
A sad reason. Despite the health crisis, Elizabeth II is very attached to traditions. Indeed, the Queen of England had to modify your program for the Christmas holidays of 2021, the first that she celebrated without her husband, prince Philip. She first canceled family meal, scheduled a few days earlier at Windsor Castle. She was also forced to give up his usual stay at Sandringham so as not to take any risks. However, as Mail Online reported this Saturday, January 22, Elizabeth II did decorate his Norfolk estate, an important tradition for her. These Christmas decorations will not be removed until February 6. “The decorations are a tribute to her father, Prince George VI, who died on February 6, 1952 at Sandringham Castle“, indicated the tabloid. As a reminder, it was following his death that the young Elizabeth, then aged 25, ascended the throne. Thus, the Queen of England has used to celebrate holidays there and stay there until February. If she couldn’t make it this year, she didn’t forgot to honor the memory of his father, decorating the place. A tribute that is close to his heart.
An important event. The year 2021 has been very upset for Elizabeth II. In April she lost her husband Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99. Both had been married since November 1947 and have never separated since. A few months later, she could not make it to Sandringham, Like he usually does. A place that meant a lot to his father and it is out of the question for the Queen of England not to honor him. Thus, Mail Online explained that the sovereign will “make a special pilgrimage in the coming days“, can we first read. “Sources have confirmed that staff are preparing a modest cottage on the estate“, is it then clarified. Indeed, “all is put in order for the Queen’s visit. We learned that she will be staying at Wood Farm rather than the main house, which is good since she has always had a special place in her heart.“. A first for Elizabeth II since the death of her husband since she was to go there last November but her trip had been canceled.
Elizabeth II: did she pay tribute to Prince Philip during his Christmas speech?
Like every year, Elizabeth II addresses the British at the time of the holidays. The opportunity for the sovereign to evoke the past year. “Although it is a time of joy for many people, Christmas can be particularly cruel when you lose a loved one. And this year in particular I understand why“, she had first explained. “Since the death of my late Philip, I have drawn much comfort from the expressions of affection shown to me. But life, of course, ends one day and although we miss him so much, I know that he would have liked us to spend holidays all together, reunited, and very warm“, she concluded, very touched.
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