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Concerns about the health of Queen Elizabeth II have been raised in recent weeks after she was forced to step down from several engagements. More recently, the Queen, 95, was unable to attend the cenotaph ceremony on Remembrance Sunday after spraining her back.
Now the Duchess of York has given a touching update on her ex-mother-in-law and described her as an “extraordinary woman”.
Speaking to French magazine Paris Match, Sarah said: “She’s fine. She’s my icon.
“When I see her, I pinch myself to remind myself how lucky I am.
“She is an extraordinary woman.”
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Queen Elizabeth II misses Remembrance Sunday service
Following fears over the Queen’s health, Buckingham Palace has removed events scheduled for this week from the Queen’s busy agenda to rest on the doctor’s advice.
The fear of health was a call to the younger generation to step up royal duties in order to reduce the majesty’s workload.
Royal expert Penny Junor told the Mirror: “I think we’ll see her more on video and probably less in the flesh. They should keep her warm and warm at home and not expose herself to the possibility of infections. “
Joe Little, editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine, told the newspaper that there are similarities to when the Queen Mother reached the same age and that “things got more and more difficult”.
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Queen Elizabeth II forced to miss several engagements
He said: “But the Queen Mother has persevered and there is no reason to believe the Queen will not, but it is a setback.
“There are clearly mobility issues. Coming from Windsor with a sprained back and having to stand for 15-20 minutes at the cenotaph is not helpful for someone 95. “
He said: “In terms of official commitments before the end of the year, I don’t think we’ll see her come out and do anything officially, even though she recovers from a sprained back.”
Her Majesty continues to perform light office work and weekly virtual zoom meetings with Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the past few days.
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The British monarchy is expected to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year in June 2022 to mark her 70th birthday on the throne.
Last month, the Queen was due to travel to Glasgow for COP26 to be in person at the reception.
But the Palace said she had to “reluctantly” cancel her attendance after doctors advised her to rest.
The Queen’s health concerns first emerged on October 20, when the palace announced that Her Majesty had agreed to cancel a two-day trip to Northern Ireland after medics advised.
Prince Charles laid a crown for the Queen
It later emerged that the Queen had been taken to hospital for “preliminary tests” – the nature and results of which have not been shared.
After missing the Remembrance Sunday service at the cenotaph, the palace said the queen was “disappointed” that she had to cancel her plans to attend.
Shortly before the service, the palace issued a statement saying: “The Queen, having sprained her back, decided this morning with great regret that she will not be able to attend the Remembrance Sunday service of today at the cenotaph.
“Her Majesty is disappointed to miss the service.”
Her son Prince Charles, 73, laid a wreath at the service on her behalf.
On Wednesday, the Queen resumed public duties after the cancellation by welcoming General Sir Nick Carter to Windsor Castle.