Entertainment Prince William Shares New Details About Princess Charlotte's 6th Birthday Celebration
Prince Philip Dead — the Love of Queen Elizabeth's Life Was 99
"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband," a royal communications statement read Friday . "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. "Further announcements will be made in due course. "The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss." Prince Philip — who retired from his public duties in August 2017 — is survived by his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth, their daughter Princess Anne and their three sons: next-in-line-to-the-throne Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
is sharing how his family marked 's 6th birthday.
During a royal engagement with the Babcock Vehicle Engineering firm, the Duke of Cambridge spoke to an employee of the company, who asked if Charlotte enjoyed her birthday on Saturday, May 1, according to.
"She had a lovely day, thank you," William shared. "Last year it was her birthday in lockdown, but this year we were able to have one other family over."
He added that they had "great fun" celebrating the occasion at their Norfolk country home, remarking on how children grow up "very fast."
Britain's Prince Philip dies at age 99
As the longest-serving consort, Prince Philip supported his wife, Queen Elizabeth, throughout the transformation of a once-global British Empire."His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle," the royal family announced. "Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.
Over the weekend, the Cambridges refrained from posting on social media in acknowledgement of the racism and bullying directed towards members of the football league. He wrote in a statement shared to the Cambridge's Twitter, "As President of the FA I join the entire football community in the social media boycott this weekend. W."
For this reason,was not shared on the Cambridge's social media platforms, although it was shared with the press.
In the portrait, Charlotte, affectionately referred to as Lottie by her family, posed in a floral dress from the brand Rachel Riley on the grounds of their family's country home of Anmer Hall.
Facts about Queen Elizabeth II
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Queen Elizabeth II and learn more about the Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms. © Lewis Whyld/WPA-Pool/Getty Images Queen Elizabeth II PersonalBirth date: April 21, 1926 Birth place: London, EnglandBirth name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Father: King George VIMother: Queen ElizabethMarriage: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (November 20, 1947-April 09, 2021, his death) Children: Edward, Earl of Wessex (March 10, 1964); Andrew, Duke of York (February 19, 1960); Anne, Princess Royal (August 15, 1950); Charles, Prince of Wales (November 14, 1948) Grandc
Just days prior, William and wifeof themselves and their three children, Princess Charlotte, 6, , 7, and , 3, at the beach, in honor of . The picturesque video was captioned, "Thank you to everyone for the kind messages on our wedding anniversary. We are enormously grateful for the 10 years of support we have received in our lives as a family."
Though April was marredWant the latest from inside the palace walls? Click here to join our tea party and receive updates straight to your inbox. at age 99, the royals have found many moments of celebration as well. From Will and Kate's 10th wedding anniversary to Prince Louis , the Cambridges have much to be grateful for, indeed.
Prince Charles Shares Throwback Photo with Father Prince Philip to Thank Fans for Condolences .
The card features a black outline, which is used by members of the royal family on stationery during periods of mourning . Queen Elizabeth broke with this tradition in the wake of her husband of 73 years' death. Unlike other current family members and royals before her, she did not used black-edged stationery during the official mourning period. It was confirmed that she will instead use personalized stationery featuring her crest in black instead of the customary red.