Nearly four months have passed since the death of Prince Philip, on April 9, at the age of 99 years. A sad date for Queen Elizabeth II, who shared 73 years of marriage with the Duke of Edinburgh. The monarch quickly resumed after the period of mandatory mourning and was more smiling than ever. The consequences of a promise made to her husband before he died. Gone to Balmoral, in her residence in Scotland for the summer vacations, the Queen feels the void left by her husband. That’s why Kate Middleton has decided to go to Balmoral soon, explains an article written on the site Honey, Tuesday, July 27.
The wife of Prince William has decided more than ever to be present for the queen. She wants to recreate the sense of unity and family that existed at Balmoral when Prince Philip was still alive. Summer has always been a special time for the British Royal Family. The Queen and Prince Philip used to visit Balmoral for vacations, before welcoming their grandchildren and great grandchildren for extended stays. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, Prince George, eight, Princess Charlotte, six, and Prince Louis, three, usually joined Her Majesty at her home in Scotland for part of the summer before the pandemic hit in 2020. The Cambridges have their own residence on the estate. Prince William inherited the cottage, called Tam-Na-Ghar, from his great-grandmother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
The rise of Kate Middleton
Since the death of Prince Philip, as well as the departure of Prince Harry to the United States, Kate Middleton is gaining momentum. The mother of George, Charlotte and Louis multiplies her appearances as well as royal sponsorships. The former commoner turned Royal Highness has come a long way since her marriage to Prince William.
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