October 4, 2022
Princess Anne’s Heartfelt Note to Her Mother, Queen Elizabeth

Princess Anne’s Heartfelt Note to Her Mother, Queen Elizabeth

“I thank all those who share our sense of loss,” Princess Anne said.


Anne, The Princess Royal, the only daughter of Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip wrote a heartfelt note for their mother as she headed back to Buckingham Palace with her coffin.

Mourning the death of her mother, the Queen’s second child, The Princess Royal wrote that she was lucky to share the last 24 hours of her dearest mother’s life, as the Queen’s coffin moved from Balmoral to the funeral. Travels to London.

He wrote, “It is an honor and a privilege to be with him on his final journey. It is both humbling and uplifting to see the love and respect shown by so many on these journeys.”

“We will all share unique memories. I thank everyone who shares our sense of loss,” he said.

The Princess Royal thanked countrymen for supporting her brother, Charles III, who had ascended the throne as king after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

“We will be reminded how much we value his presence and contribution to our national identity. I am also very grateful for the support and understanding given to my dear brother Charles as he accepted the additional responsibilities of The Monarch. ” Princess Royal wrote.

Born on 15 August 1950, Anne, The Princess Royal is 16th in the line of succession to the British throne following the death of her mother on 8 September 2022. The eldest daughter of Queen Elizabeth II was given the title ‘Princess Royal’. ‘ in 1987.

Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth’s coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace from Edinburgh on Tuesday II and will rest overnight in the palace’s Bow Room.

“The Coffin of Her Majesty the Queen has arrived at Buckingham Palace, where it will rest overnight in the Bow Room. Tomorrow the coffin will be carried on the Gun Carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery to the Palace of Westminster,” the Royal Family wrote on Twitter.

British Queen Elizabeth II breathed her last at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on 8 September. Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin began a six-hour journey from her home in the Scottish Highlands to Edinburgh on Monday.

It arrived at Holyroodhouse’s palace and was resting in a church in Edinburgh for the people to pay their last respects to the Queen.

On Monday afternoon, a procession was formed on the courtyard of the Palace of Holyroodhouse to carry the coffin to St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh.

It was flanked by the Bearer Party from the Royal Regiment of Scotland and escorted by the King’s Body Guard for Scotland and the Queen’s children at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The Queen’s children held a vigil near her coffin at St Giles’ Cathedral Church on Tuesday.

The Royal Family said: “The people of Scotland pay their last respects to the Queen as her coffin moves from Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace.”

On Wednesday afternoon, the coffin will be carried in procession on the Gun Carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster, where the Queen will lie-in-state at Westminster Hall until dawn. state funeral.

The procession will travel through Queen’s Garden, The Mall, Horse Guards and Horse Guards Arch, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Parliament Square and New Palace Yard. Following the arrival of the coffin at Westminster Hall, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, assisted by the Dean of Westminster, would conduct a short service, and would include The King and members of the Royal Family, followed by the letting-in. -State will start.

During the Laying-in-State, members of the public will have the opportunity to visit Westminster Hall to pay their respects to the Queen. On the morning of Monday 19 September, the State Lying will be finished and the coffin will be carried from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey, where the State Funeral Service will take place at 1100 hrs BST.

After the state funeral, the coffin will travel in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. From Wellington Arch, the coffin would travel to Windsor, and once there, would travel in procession via the State Hershey Long Walk to St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. This will be followed by a committed service at St. George’s Chapel.

The death of the 96-year-old queen ended a generation-long, seven-decade reign that made her a symbol of stability in a turbulent world. Britain has entered a period of official mourning, with tributes pouring in around the world.

King Charles III was proclaimed the new monarch of England on Saturday following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. In addition, Britain’s national anthem will now change again to “God Save the King” as the British Queen is no more.

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