As Queen Elizabeth’s health continues to decline, the British Royal Family is having adjust their routines and procedures to account for her advancing age. The most recent change involves the queen’s ceremonial duties surrounding the appointment of the next prime minister for the U.K., which she will now not attend due and is canceling her return to London.
The Queen is expected to choose the next prime minister at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, moving the event outside of Buckingham Palace for the first time in her reign, according to The Sun. According to reports, one of the major reasons for this decision was Her Majesty’s desire to avoid press attention during a crucial period.
“mobility” and advisories against her traveling too much.
Her main residence is Balmoral Castle in Scotland, which has been a home for The Royal Family since 1852. It was bought by Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s spouse, who owned it directly rather than the property being under royal control. As a result, no income from the estate is paid to Parliament or the Crown.
“public purse.” Following her uncle’s lead, Queen Elizabeth inherited the property after he acquired it when he became king in 1936. He held onto it for a year before selling it to George VI, who was Elizabeth’s father.
Elizabeth resting more, as we’ve been saying for months, is about her getting away from the Queen’s Gate mansion. It was in that magnificent castle that Elizabeth had a spiritual renewal and announced to look to the future with optimism. According on The Mirror, there is already a question whether she will be able to attend the Braemar Gathering, which has not been held since COVID-19.
While Queen Elizabeth is on the premises, family members have been known to frequent the home. Her great-grandchildren, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, are frequently present. They were all recent visitors; her son, Prince Charles, was one of them.
“He’s in Birkhall which is not very far away from Balmoral Castle, and he has popped in to see her on a regular basis,” 7 News reports. “What we’re also hearing though is that she hasn’t really been seen. There’s something afoot up there.”
The queen was last seen in the open near the end of July, and the public is wondering if she has died. Despite this, Queen Elizabeth II is said to be in fantastic form. Although her health was better than it had been, she remained a remarkable 96-year-old woman. She may be a royal and have a staff to assist her, but she’s still subjected to the passage of time like everyone else on the planet.
“There is also some stories now emerging that Prince Charles and Prince Andrew have had a meeting up in Scotland,” Sunrise royal editor Rob Jobson has said. “They’re not making it very clear what’s actually happening, but clearly at 96 the Queen is in a pretty frail condition.”
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