Queen Elizabeth II made on Tuesday the first public appearance after the death of her “beloved” husband, Prince Philip.
The 95-Monarch held two virtual meetings with two incoming ambassadors from Latvia and Côte d’Ivoire. Her majesty headed the meeting from Windsor Castle.
This is also considered the first appearance of Elizabeth II since the end of the state of mourning for the Duke of Edinburgh’s death.
Today The Queen held Audiences with incoming Ambassadors via video link from Windsor Castle to Buckingham Palace.
🇱🇻Her Excellency Mrs Ivita Burmistre, Ambassador from the Republic of Latvia.
🇨🇮Her Excellency Mrs Sara Affoue Amani, Ambassador from the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire. pic.twitter.com/LIjQWwacLp
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 27, 2021
Several reports indicated the Queen already resumed her royal duties only four days later her husband’s death.
On April 18, the 95-monarch bid the last farewell to her husband in Windsor Castle in limited funeral services due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Only 30 Royals attended the services including Charles, Prince of Wales, his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwell, William, the Duke of Cambridge, his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, Anne, Princess Royal, Edward, the Earl of Wessex, his wife Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, Andrew, the Duke of York, and Harry, Duke of Sussex.