The Queen cancelled her latest royal engagement due to health reasons

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  • Wishing her a speedy recovery!

    It’s been a busy few months for the royals, from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s wedding of the decade to Prince Philip’s hip surgery. And let’s not forget the arrival of two new royal babies, Prince Louis in April and Lena Elizabeth Tindall, just last week.

    If you also take into account the Queen’s two birthdays, Royal Ascot and her recent royal tour to Cheshire with Meghan Markle, it’s hardly surprising that the monarch needs rest.

    This week, it seems it all got a bit much for the 92-year-old, as she pulled out of her royal engagement yesterday due to illness.

    Queen Elizabeth was scheduled to attend a service at St Paul’s Cathedral yesterday to mark the 200th anniversary of St Michael and St George – but in a very uncharacteristic move, she called in sick, represented instead by her cousin, The Duke of Kent.

    ‘The Queen is feeling under the weather today and has decided not to attend this morning’s service at St Paul’s Cathedral marking the 200th anniversary of the Order of St Michael and St George,’ announced a statement from Buckingham Palace.

    ‘Her Majesty will be represented by The Duke of Kent as Grand Master of the Order.’

    While pulling out of events is very uncharacteristic for the monarch, with a jam packed schedule of engagements in Scotland next week and two impending Christenings, we’re sure she needs a rest.

    Get well soon Liz!

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