By Cristina Hodgson • 21 November 2019 • 22:45
QUEEN ASKS FOR REMINDER OF DATE ON HER 72ND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
THE QUEEN appeared to briefly forget the date of her wedding anniversary while signing a visitor’s book at an award event held last night.
Her Majesty, 93, presented an award to broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, 93, at Chatham House in London last night, which coincided with her 72nd wedding anniversary to husband Prince Philip, 98
According to the Daily Mail, Hello!’s royal editor Emily Nash revealed that while signing the visitors book at the event the Queen appeared to briefly forget the date, and asked for a reminder before exclaiming: ‘Of course I know that’
Her Majesty married Prince Philip on the 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey and the couple went on to have four children, Prince Charles, 71, Princess Anne, 69, Prince Andrew, 59, and Prince Edward, 55.
Last night, she presented broadcaster Sir David Attenborough with an award for his hit BBC nature series Blue Planet II and Her Royal Highness appeared to be in high spirits throughout the presentation.
After the award ceremony, she was seen signing a visitors book at Chatham House before asking an aide what the date was.
Though as he leaned forward to tell her, the royal appeared to quickly remember, exclaiming: ‘Well of course I know what the date is!’
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