The 95-year-old ruler used a cane “for his convenience,” according to palace sources.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II appeared on Tuesday wielding a wand for the first time in a public event, while attending a service at Westminster Abbey (London) to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion’s Armed Forces charity.
The 95-year-old ruler used a cane “for his convenience,” according to palace sources, when he left the vehicle to enter the temple and again after leaving the monastery.
Moreover, he didn’t enter through the usual door but through another door closer to his seat.
Despite her advanced age, this is the first time Elizabeth II has used a cane in an official act of this type, although in 2003 and 2004 she was seen using a cane after knee surgery.
The Queen, wearing a navy cape and coat, and her only daughter, Princess Anne, in lilac, attended the joint mass, which was also attended by military and active veterans, their families and representatives from the British Legion. sovereign is protector.
In another commitment, Elizabeth II and her distinguished family members are scheduled to attend the COP26 climate summit to be held from 31 October to 12 November in the Scottish city of Glasgow, which will bring together leaders from around the world to reach consensus on next steps in the fight against climate change. (I)