Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the Thanksgiving service this Friday at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. after experiencing “certain discomfort” at his Jubilee celebrations, Buckingham Palace reported Thursday.
The 96-year-old monarch regrets not going to the cathedral, although she will attend this Thursday the lighting of beacons at Windsor Castle, on the outskirts of London, as part of the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of her reign. according to the palace
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“The queen very much enjoyed the birthday parade and flight on Thursday, but experienced some discomfort,” the royal residence said in a statement, after the queen appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the end of the regiments’ parade. British, which marks the official birthday of Elizabeth II.
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“In view of the travel and activity required to participate in tomorrow’s National Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral, Her Majesty has, with great reluctance, concluded that she will not attend“, points out the note.
“The Queen looks forward to taking part in tonight’s Lighthouse Lighting event at Windsor Castle and would like to thank everyone who made this Thursday such a memorable occasion.”
Isabel II, who walks with the help of a cane, has reduced her commitments in the last year due to her mobility problems.
On Thursday, the queen greeted thousands of people who gathered in front of the palace from the balcony and witnessed the low flight of military planes.
More than 2,000 British cities and towns and dependent territories (former colonies) are scheduled to light torches as part of the Platinum Jubilee on Thursday night.
According to local media, Isabel II would have experienced some problems moving around during the events of the first day of the Jubilee.
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