LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her ninety fifth birthday in a low-key trend at Windsor Citadel, simply days after the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip.
Some members of the royal household are anticipated to be with the queen on Wednesday. Her birthday falls inside the two-week royal mourning interval for Philip that’s being noticed till Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was one in every of many individuals who despatched finest needs to the monarch.
“I’ve all the time had the best admiration for Her Majesty and her service to this nation and the Commonwealth,” Johnson stated on Twitter. “I’m proud to function her prime minister.”
Philip, often known as the Duke of Edinburgh, died on April 9 at age 99. Household and mates gathered for his funeral at St George’s Chapel in Windsor on Saturday to say their remaining farewells.
His loss of life got here a couple of months earlier than his a centesimal birthday, which was resulting from be the main target of royal celebrations this yr, whereas the queen’s ninety fifth was all the time set to be a extra low-key occasion.