All the royals turned out to honor the Queen at the St Paul’s service on the second of her Jubilee celebrations. Kate Middleton gave a lovely tribute to the monarch.
The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge made a lovely nod to Queen Elizabeth at the service at St Paul’s today, which the monarch had to miss the second day of her Jubilee celebrations.
Kate was among 40 other royals, including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who were at the event as part of the national commemorations marking the monarch’s milestone 70 year reign.
After suffering a serious injury, the Queen, 96, was unable to be present. Instead, she watched from Windsor Castle, instead. “discomfort”Following a busy day of festivities, which included a double balcony appearance as well as a beacon lighting.
It seems that Kate wanted to pay her respects to the monarch even though she couldn’t be there.
A beautiful Emilia Wickstead yellow dress was paired with a Philip Treacy matching hat. She also paired it with stunning Queen’s earrings.
These earrings are part the Queen’s collection. They are also known as the Bahrain Pearl Drop earrings. The Queen got them as a wedding gift.
Kate has worn the jewelry several times before, including at Prince Philip’s funeral last spring and at the Cenotaph. The jewellery is believed to be on permanent loan to Kate.
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Today’s service marked the first time Harry & Meghan were publicly visible alongside the Royal Family since their departure from the monarchy to start a new life in America two years ago.
As they arrived, crowds cheered them on. The couple smiled and waved at the observers.
This was Meghan’s first public appearance with Kate since Meghan claimed that Kate made her cry after Meghan accused her sister in law of making her cry.
In a bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey Meghan accused Kate that she left her in tears while fitting her bridesmaid gown ahead of Prince Harry’s royal wedding.
For the event, which took place on the second day in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the two women sat opposite each other on the aisle.
In line with their new roles as non-royals, the Sussexes sat in second row today’s Service of Thanksgiving with Princesses Beatrice & Eugenie and their spouses and Lady Sarah Chatto (the daughter of Princess Margaret) and her family.
Over 2,000 people filled the church, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He was heckled by the crowd, as well as Cabinet ministers, Labour leader, Sir Keir Sternmer, the first ministers of devolved governments, and all former prime ministers.
The religious event features 400 individuals who will be receiving honours. These include key workers and the NHS who were acknowledged for their contributions during the pandemic.
There were hundreds of people gathering, many wearing Union flag hats while others hung flags and bunting from the railings at the entrance to the cathedral.