The all-new royal image captured the Duke of Edenborough and the Queen brilliantly over a colorful homemade card with a large number 73 plastered on the font. The masterpiece was created by the Queen’s great-grandchildren Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five and Prince Louis, two. However, Archie Mountbatten Windsor, who grew up in the United States with parents Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, meant he was absent from the homemade project.
Fans were quick to pick up on the young king’s absence and feared he would be missed.
One user tweeted: “I wish Archie was home to help his cousins make a card, but I differ”
Another disturbed fan expressed their complaints in response to a tweet from royal expert and Finding Freedom writer Omid Scobie.
Sir. Scobie tweeted: “Happy 73rd birthday! In a new photo of @ChrisJack_Getty The Queen (wearing the Chrysanthemum brooch she wore on their honeymoon) and Prince Philip can be seen in Windsor Castle’s Oak Room enjoying a card from George, Charlotte and Louis along with letters of pampering. “
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Royal fans were delighted to see the Queen and Prince Philip open a cute anniversary card
One user replied, “And no one from Archie?”
Other users hit back with one saying, “Archie is in a hurry. Anything else?”
Another user said, “They would still mention it if he did !!”
The photograph, released Thursday night ahead of their anniversary on Friday, shows the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh sitting on a sofa in Windsor Castle’s Oak Room.
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The card was made by Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five and Prince Louis, two
The royals are seen reading the special message from the future King George and his siblings.
The photo taken by Chris Jackson from Getty Images also shows a small pile of anniversary cards and letters sent by benevolent people at a nearby table.
However, it is not known exactly who these are from.
The Queen, 94, was a 21-year-old princess when she married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.
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The kids made a colorful homemade card with a big number 73 plastered on the front
Their enduring relationship has lasted the longest of any British sovereign, and Philip has been by the Queen’s side for decades, supporting her as she dedicated herself to her role as Head of State.
The Queen and Duke, now retired from public duties, are spending lockdown in England isolated at Windsor Castle, and anniversary celebrations are expected to be quiet.
They have four children together, including Prince Charles, who is first in line for the throne and recently celebrated his 72nd birthday.
They also share Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
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Tea Queen and Prince Philips’ long marriage is seen as a key source of stability within the monarchy.
Together, they have celebrated the silver, golden and diamond anniversaries during the Queen’s reign and have been exposed to ups and downs over the years, including the breakdown of three of their four children’s marriages.
The monarch most recently released plans for its 2022 Platinum anniversary.
These plans include a four-day extravaganza where the public gets an extra holiday in June, while the May holiday also moves to be in the same week and produce a four-day weekend.
Fans were quick to pick up on the young king’s absence and feared he would be missed
The Queen turns 96 when she reaches the first ever Platinum Anniversary of a British monarch.
A royal expert even claimed that this “goes to bed” argument that the queen will step aside when she is 95.
The royal editor of the Daily Mirror, Russell Myers, said: “This finally dispels the rumors that have been written about for 20 years that the queen will resign when she is 95.”
He added that Chris Ship of ITV pointed out that even if she stepped aside, she would still be a queen in a regency, which he said is “technically true”.