The Queen returns to royal duties following Prince Philip's death


Britain's Queen Elizabeth has held her first in-person engagement for the reason that dying of her husband, Prince Philip, closing Friday.

The 94-yr-antique monarch hosted a rite on Tuesday within the confines of Windsor fortress for Earl Peel, who lately left his put up as Lord Chamberlain.

The Lord Chamberlain's office orchestrates the Queen's software of ceremonial events, including the whole lot from lawn events and country visits to royal weddings and the kingdom commencing of Parliament.

The engagement became recorded within the courtroom round -- a listing of every day engagements and occasions performed by way of the royal circle of relatives.

"The Earl Peel had an target market of The Queen today, introduced up his Wand and Insignia of workplace as Lord Chamberlain and the Badge of Chancellor of the Royal Victorian Order and took go away upon relinquishing his appointment as Lord Chamberlain, whilst Her Majesty invested him with the Royal Victorian Chain," it examine.

The monarch had previously held a smartphone name with uk high Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday morning.

The court docket circular also revealed that Princess Anne joined a video name Tuesday for the Spring conference of the Royal university of Emergency medication, of which she is patron. Anne is the Queen and Prince Philip's most effective daughter.

The royal circle of relatives were gazing a -week length of mourning on the grounds that Friday, while it turned into introduced that the Duke of Edinburgh had passed away peacefully at the age of ninety nine.

very last preparations are underway for his funeral on Saturday at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor fortress.

The occasion may be a more muted occasion than previous royal funerals as it has been tailored in light of coronavirus regulations, but it is going to be in line with Prince Philip's personal needs, Buckingham Palace has said.

The occasion can be a more muted event than preceding royal funerals because it has been adapted in light of coronavirus restrictions, however it will likely be in line with Prince Philip's private desires, Buckingham Palace has stated.

arrangements have been made to cast off the factors that might breached modern pandemic measures. cutting-edge Covid-19 regulations in England restrict the variety of folks who can attend funerals to 30.