Queen Elizabeth II smiles ahead of her funeral
The royal family shared an unreleased portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her funeral, which will be held Monday, September 19.
The royal family shared an unreleased portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her funeral, which will be held Monday, September 19. This unreleased portrait was taken during Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June. This portrait captures the iconic smile of the monarch, which will be cherished forever.
The Royal Family shared the unseen portrait on Instagram with a caption saying, "Ahead Her Majesty's Funeral, a brand new photograph has been published." This was taken to commemorate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. She became the first British Monarch ever to achieve this milestone. The caption also mentioned that millions would gather tomorrow to remember the remarkable life of the monarch in honor of her life.
Queen Consort Camilla recently spoke out about the Queen's smile in a special televised tribute to her mother-in-law and Britain's longest-serving monarch. She said to BBC that she has "those wonderful blue eyes" which lighten her entire face when she smiles. Her smile will be a part of my life forever. This smile is priceless."
Many world leaders and dignitaries will attend Queen Elizabeth II's funeral, as well as members of the royal family. According to reports, more than 2,000 people will attend Westminster Abbey in honor of the monarch after her death on September 8. After her death, King Charles III, the oldest son of Queen Elizabeth, was proclaimed the new monarch along with Queen Consort, Camilla.
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