Queen Elizabeth was absent from Sunday’s memorial service due to a back injury
Queen Elizabeth missed this year’s Remembrance Sunday service, which honors fallen British soldiers, due to a back sprain, BBC reported. The 95-year-old monarch was “disappointed” at her absence after she had “certain intentions” to attend it’s saturday, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace. In early November, her doctors were advise her to rest after some health challenges and not on official duty for two weeks. The latest news dashes hopes that she can quickly return to her people.
The wound occurred after the Queen’s first publicity use a stick in 17 years, one trip canceled to Northern Ireland, a stay one night in a hospital, and she decided to ignore climate change conference in Glasgow. It is unclear how she sprained her back. However, a Palace source told Reuters it has nothing to do with the unnamed illness that began her hospital stay and is just a “deeply regrettable coincidence.” Image emerges Earlier this month, the Queen was driving at her Windsor residence after doctors told her to calm down.
Remembrance Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday nearest to November 11, which is Remembrance Day in the UK and Veterans Day in the US. Both have their origins in Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of World War I.
On behalf of the Queen, Prince Charles laid a wreath at the Cenotaph as part of the ceremony. The Cenotaph, originally a World War I memorial built in its present form in 1920, is located on Whitehall in Westminster, a few steps from 10 Downing Street. Prince William and Kate Middleton, as well as other Royals, attended.
NS Guardians Written The 10,000 veterans who marched through the Cenotaph were observed by “large crowds” and “can only be heard rustling leaves and birds chirping” during the two minutes of commemoration silence. BBC Royal Correspondent Is called The Queen’s absence is “a blow to many who had hoped to see the Queen after a two-week break, and certainly a blow to the Queen herself.”
However, in her 69 years on the throne, the Queen has missed only seven Memorial service, due to pregnancy or travel abroad. Last year, because of COVID-19, the ceremony was scaled back, but the Queen still attending, observed from the balcony.
Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in Great Britain by a considerable margin. In less than three years, she would overtake the reign of Louis XIV of France.
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