The queen, who has been residing with Philip at Windsor Castle since COVID-19 lockdown started within the U.Ok. final 12 months, has not made a private assertion about her husband’s demise, which was introduced on the royal household’s social media pages.
On their important account on Saturday, a throwback photo of Elizabeth and Philip was posted. Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz took the portrait, commissioned to mark Elizabeth’s ninetieth birthday and launched on June 10, 2016, which was Philip’s ninety fifth birthday.
The submit included a quote from the queen, as a part of a fiftieth marriage ceremony anniversary tribute to her husband in 1997. The two had been married for 73 years when he died.
“He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years,” the queen mentioned, “and I, and his whole family, and this and many other countries, owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim, or we shall ever know.”