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Elizabeth II Jubilee: Without the Queen, Harry and Meghan join the royal family in St. Paul’s Cathedral

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Elizabeth II Jubilee: Without the Queen, Harry and Meghan join the royal family in St. Paul’s Cathedral

Elizabeth II Jubilee: Without the Queen, Harry and Meghan join the royal family in St. Paul's Cathedral

Kate and William, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at St. Paul’s. Photo: AP

The British royal family met in London on Friday for a thanksgiving mass for the platinum Jubilee, the 70 years of reign, of Elizabeth II, but in the absence of the monarch who said she was “uncomfortable” after the first day of celebrations.

The royal house announced that Elizabeth II, 96, with increasing mobility problemshe felt “uneasy” after appearing twice standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on Thursday to launch four days of celebrations for his “platinum jubilee”.

“Taking into account the journey and the activity necessary to participate in the thanksgiving mass in San Pablo Cathedral (Of San Paolo)His Majesty he concluded reluctantly who will not participate, “he explained.

Among the crowds that waited early in the morning in front of the cathedral to see the royal family, Stephanie Stitt, a 35-year-old event planner, declared herself “a little” disappointed by the absence of the queen.

“But it is understandable because he is 96 years old”, he added, stating that “it is nice to celebrate something and not remember the crisis of the cost of living” which with historical inflation imposes sacrifices and hardships on many Brits.

Nor did he attend mass to have it covid-19 contractPrince Andrew, 62, considered the “favorite son” of the monarch, but removed from public life following allegations of sexual assault on a minor in the United States.

Present Harry and Meghan

Harry Meghan finally showed up in public.  Photo: EFE

Harry Meghan finally showed up in public. Photo: EFE

Present were the Sussex, the royals “exiled” in California: Harry and Meghan, away from the public for two years in the United Kingdom.

The monarch’s nephew, 37, and the former American actress, 40, rocked the monarchy when in 2020 they decided to leave it and went to live in California, where criticized the royal family even accusing one of its members of not mentioning racism.

They have since seen the little queen in private and her youngest daughter, Lilibet, who turns one on Saturday, hasn’t met her famous great-grandmother until now.

They went to London for the jubilee celebrations, but on Thursday they stayed away from the press, under the pressure of which they claimed to have left the UK.

His presence was scheduled for this special mass among the most 400 people invited to the servicewhich will include Prime Minister Boris Johnson and members of his government, opposition leaders and several former prime ministers.

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With information from AFP

Source: Clarin

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