The Queen isabel II, 95 years old, barely accepted the advice of his doctors on Wednesday, who advised him to “rest” for a few days, forcing her to cancel a trip to Northern Ireland.
Despite her age, the death of her husband Felipe last April and the covid-19 pandemic, the British monarch has continued to tirelessly attend public events in recent months, while awaiting the celebration of her 70 years at the wheel.
The request of the doctors attracted attention, since it has not transpired who have had any serious health problems in recent years.
Queen Elizabeth did not want to stay home
“The queen has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days.“They reported from Buckingham Palace in a statement.
“His Majesty is in good spirits and disappointed for not being able to visit Northern Ireland, where he had planned a series of commitments today and tomorrow”, they added, and underlined that “Hopes to visit in the future” the region.
According to the British news agency PA, Elizabeth II is in Windsor Castle, about 40 km west of London, where she had passed the successive confinements, and the advice of her doctors is not related to the coronavirus, she has been vaccinated against covid-19 for a long time.
Your participation in COP26, the major UN conference on climate change that kicks off in early November in Glasgow, is currently not in question., according to the news agency.
Forced to refrain from expressing any type of political opinion in public, Elizabeth II assured in mid-October irritated by world leaders who “talk” about climate change but “don’t act”, in a private talk about COP26 reached by the microphone of a camera on the sidelines of an official act.
The use of the cane
Although he no longer travels abroad, where she is usually replaced by her son and heir to the crown, Prince Charles, 72Elizabeth II was present at the G7 summit held in June in the southwest of England.
Received US President Joe Biden in Windsor, presented awards and accepted credentials from several new ambassadors to the UK, sometimes via video conference.
Days ago the monarch was seen walking in public with a cane, this being the first time it has happened since 2004.