First anniversary of the Queen’s death: The king honors his mother with a statement

Discipline, hard work and a life for the crown: King Charles III. (74) He took his mother as a role model in many things. The same applies to the topic of grief. He wants to spend the first anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) away from the public with her wife Camilla (76) at Balmoral Castle, the place where the famous monarch closed her eyes forever on the presence of her a year ago. The Queen also retired on the anniversary of her father’s death.

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Charles spends the day “quiet and private”

As reported by the “BBC” citing a royal spokesperson, there is no official event commemorating the Queen on September 8. A private meeting of the royal family is also not planned. Charles will spend the anniversary of his death “quietly and privately.” The day is doubly emotional for him: he lost his mother and became king at the same time. He also follows her mother’s tradition: Elizabeth II celebrated the anniversaries of the death of her father, King George VI. (1895-1952) gladly engaged in a “private reflection”, with no official events planned.

Commemoration on Instagram

According to “Mirror” But at least Prince William (41) and Princess Kate (41) should appear in public. They are expected today at St. David’s Cathedral, in Wales, which Elizabeth II also visited on four occasions. A speech by the heir to the throne is not planned, but it is assumed that he will remember his grandmother with a few words. The king posted shortly after midnight an emotional statement. In a short video, he said: “On the first anniversary of His late Majesty’s death and my accession to the throne, we remember with great affection his long life, his devoted service and all he meant to so many of us. “. He added, “I am also deeply grateful for the love and support my wife and I have received this year as we do what we can to serve you all.”

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The Royals already showed off on the occasion of their 97th birthday on April 21, 2023 in an Instagram post about the life of the monarch. “Today, on her 97th birthday, we commemorate the incredible life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” the royal couple’s official account read over a photograph of the late Queen.

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Elizabeth II ascended the British throne on February 6, 1952, at the age of 25. At the time of her coronation, on June 2 of that year, she was 26 years old and the mother of two young children. Celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the throne took place in June 2022, a few months before her death. On September 6 she received new Prime Minister Liz Truss (48) at Balmoral. Two days later, the palace announced the sad news that the queen had fallen asleep peacefully that afternoon. In the last years of her life she had to witness the departure of Prince Harry (38) and his wife Meghan (42) from the royal family.

Many royal supporters now hoped for a reconciliation on the first anniversary of his death. The Californian by choice attended the WellChild Awards in London last night. Therefore, there was long speculation about a meeting with the king in Britain. But recently it was said that Charles III. He “doesn’t have time” for his renegade son. However, Harry himself does not have much time, since on September 9 the Invictus Games that he founded begin in Düsseldorf.

Many appointments after the day of death.

Life goes on and the Royal Family also knows it. Summer vacation is over, the calendar is filling up. William and Kate recently announced that they will be attending the Rugby World Cup in France this weekend. The Princess will watch in Marseille on Saturday when England take on Argentina. William will cheer on the Wales team on Sunday in Bordeaux.

Charles is also preparing for his trip to France. From September 20 to 22, he and Camilla will make up for the state visit that was postponed for security reasons. As reported by the Mirror, a new era begins for the royal family after the first anniversary of his death. The king declared the end of the “transitional year” and took advantage of the summer holidays in Scotland to make plans for the coming year. Charles is committed to rationalizing the monarchy. His coronation on May 6, 2023 was not as pompous as his mother’s. After France, he wants to embark on his first Commonwealth trip, with a visit to Kenya in the autumn. Next year he will travel to Canada and at least two European countries to unite the kingdom and intensify relations with neighboring countries.

As reported by several media outlets, he wants to trust the heir to the throne more and take advantage of William and Kate’s sympathy points. The king is said to see the old age of family members as a problem: seven of the eleven working royals are already over 70 years old. The monarch himself performed well in his first year in office, despite being 74 years old: he completed more than 550 appointments in 161 days and therefore worked much harder than his mother in her first twelve months.

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