Quiet commemoration of Queen Elizabeth’s 66th anniversary

February 8, 2018

According to the Royal Central:

There are no grand festivities or celebrations to mark the start of Her Majesty’s 66th year on the throne.

Similarly, there were no celebrations for The Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee last year.

The Queen’s former Press Secretary, Dickie Arbiter, said: “It’s important to understand that for the Queen this marks the anniversary of the day her father died.

“She has always made it clear that her long reign is a consequence of her father’s early death, and so it is not a day for celebration.

“…she will do her red boxes, but she won’t be going out and about…”

To read the entire article in the Royal Central, please click here.

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