Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd wedding anniversary

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd wedding anniversary

- The Queen and her husband Prince Philip celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary on Friday, November 20

- In a post on The Royal Family's Instagram account, a photo of the Queen and the Prince reading a card was posted to mark their big day

- The Queen and her hubby, Philip, were reading a card from their great-grandchildren, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis

- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the royals have been together the Windsor Castle

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Queen Elizabeth and her sweetheart Prince Philip marked 73 years in marriage on Friday, November 20. In a post on The Royal Family's Instagram account, a photo of the Queen and the Prince reading a card was posted to mark their big day.

"This new image has been released to mark the 73rd wedding anniversary of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh tomorrow," read the post.
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According to the post, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen were photographed in the Oak Room at their Windsor Castle earlier this week.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd wedding anniversary

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrated 73rd wedding anniversary. Photo: @theroyalfamily.
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The anniversary post indicated that the Queen and her hubby, Philip were reading a card from their great-grandchildren, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

"In the photograph, Her Majesty and His Royal Highness are seen looking at an anniversary card made by Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, alongside other cards and letters sent by well-wishers. The photograph was taken by @Chrisjacksongetty in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle earlier this week," read the caption.

According to The Guardian, the royal couple has spent a lot of time apart since the Duke, 99, retired from official duties.

Philip has been spending time in Sandringham estate in Norfolk while the queen has been at Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the two have been together the Windsor Castle.

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Christmas is a special, jolly time of the year that is celebrated in most countries, and the royal family is just like any other when it comes to the festive season - well, aside from the amount spent on gifts.

A former aide to the royal family has opened up about this time of the year in the royal residences. According to the source, the Queen splashes about $58 000 - which is more than R836 000 - on gifts for her staff and family.

Briefly.co.za learned the monarch allegedly buys 620 gifts - one for each of her workers and loved ones. This means the Queen spends about $93.54 (about R1 340) per gift. The source revealed that two weeks before Christmas, the Deputy Master of the Household would give instructions to the workers to go to a room in Buckingham Palace.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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