Kate Middleton shares photo of adorable card George, Charlotte and Louis made for Queen
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared an adorable photo of the handmade card their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis sent their great-grandparents, the Queen and Prince Philip.
The couple are celebrating their 73rd anniversary today, and marked the occasion by sharing an official snap of them opening cards from family and well-wishers.
But the card we'll sure will get pride of place on the mantelpiece is an adorable card made by three of their great-grandchildren, which features a big '73' and lots of big circles which have been coloured in with felt-tip pens.
Kate and William shared the official snap alongside a close up of the card with the caption: "Wishing a very happy wedding anniversary to Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh!"
The Queen and her husband look at a homemade wedding anniversary card given to them by great grandchildren George, Charlotte and Louis
(Image: via REUTERS)
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The Queen and Philip married in Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947, and are celebrating their anniversary in Windsor Castle where they are spending the second lockdown.
Royal sources said the couple were "delighted to be able to spend the time together" at the Berkshire residence, dubbed ‘HMS Bubble’ after 22 staff quarantined with the royals during the first coronavirus outbreak.
The new photo shows the royal couple sitting in the castle's Oak Room, sitting on a grey sofa side by side as they look at the cute card.
It's a lovely colourful card
(Image: Kensington Royal)
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The Queen is wearing a pale blue double wool crepe dress by Stewart Parvin, and the Chrysanthemum Brooch made of sapphires and diamonds, set in platinum.
She has previously been photographed wearing the stunning item while on her honeymoon at Broadlands in Hampshire, and again in images taken to mark The Queen and The Duke’s 60th wedding anniversary in 2007.
In a disappointing break from tradition, the Abbey's bells will not ring out again today for the special occasion as the historical church is under restricted services due to coronavirus.
Kate and William shared the cute photo online
(Image: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/Kensington Palace)
The Queen, 94 and Philip, 99 – who Her Majesty has described as her “strength and stay” – have in recent years been apart for the special day as the Duke of Edinburgh is based mainly at Wood Farm in Sandringham since his retirement in 2017.
The couple met in 1934 at the wedding of Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark and Prince George, the Duke of Kent.
The Queen had eight bridesmaids, including her sister Princess Margaret.
The couple invited 2,000 guests to the ceremony, which was officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher and the Archbishop of York, Cyril Garbett, and more than 200million people tuned in to watch the young princess on TV.