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Queen to offer private speech in first Christmas since husband’s demise – Nationwide

Queen to offer private speech in first Christmas since husband’s demise – Nationwide

Queen Elizabeth II is predicted to supply a very private Christmas Day message to the nation this 12 months after Buckingham Palace launched a photograph of the monarch recording the speech alongside an image of her and her husband, who died earlier this 12 months.

The picture offered by the palace confirmed the queen within the White Drawing Room at Windsor Fortress, with a framed {photograph} of Elizabeth and Prince Philip arm in arm within the foreground. In each images, she is carrying the identical sapphire chrysanthemum brooch.

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This Christmas marks the primary because the demise of Prince Philip, who died in April, two months shy of his one hundredth birthday. Coronavirus restrictions in place on the time of his funeral meant that Elizabeth sat alone — a poignant image of how she would spend her life going ahead as a widow.

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The televised Christmas Day message is a convention in Britain, a second when the monarch displays on the vacation’s that means and the challenges dealing with the nation. Whereas recording this 12 months’s message, Elizabeth wore an embossed wool shift costume in Christmas crimson by British designer Angela Kelly. An illuminated Christmas tree glowed behind her.

Final 12 months, the queen used the chance to convey a message of hope through the depths of the coronavirus pandemic and to reward the “indomitable spirit” of scientists, emergency employees and others who had risen to the challenges created by COVID-19.


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