After the disappearance of Philip and one of his dogs, Elizabeth II is once again in mourning. The sovereign has just lost one of her closest friends.
A trying year. Elizabeth II continues to lose loved ones. After the death of her dear and loving Prince Philip in April 2021, and one of her puppies who died of a heart defect a month later; the sovereign must once again say goodbye to a person close to her. This Tuesday, September 14, The Express announces the death of Sir Timothy Colman at the age of 91.
This loved one whom the queen is currently mourning was married to her first cousin, Lady Mary Cecilia Colman, who herself died earlier this year. According to English journalists, Sir Timothy Colman was a businessman in whom the 95-year-old sovereign had blind faith.
Four bereavements since early 2021
Living in Norfolk County, she nicknamed him “Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk”, a position he occupied between 1978 and 2004. As a sign of respect, she decided to appoint him to the Noblest Order of the Garter in 1990. The Colman couple were also often invited to spend a few days in the Royal residences of Sandringham and Balmoral.
With this new disappearance, Elizabeth II sees many people around her leaving before her.