Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Her 93rd Birthday With Royal Family at Easter Service

Brenda Watkins
April 22, 2019

"Harry & Meghan", they captioned a gallery of happy photos with the Queen, including throwback ones alongside Harry and William and newer snapshots with Meghan.

As The Queen was about to depart from the traditional Easter Sunday church service, the crowd of onlookers outside burst into song.

Harry and Meghan were among those wishing her well, writing on Instagram: "Happy Birthday Your Majesty, Ma'am, Granny". Wishing you the most wonderful day!

The queen was accompanied by her grandsons, Prince William and Harry, as well as William's wife, Kate Middleton.

Attending Church alongside Her Majesty was The Princess Royal, Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Wessex Family, Duke of York, Princess Beatrice, Peter & Autumn Phillips and Zara & Mike Tindall.

Others defended William and Kate. Reportedly, she will have two celebrations, one on April 21 and the second on June 8.

Gun salutes are also fired as a mark of respect to the Queen on her special day - but never on a Sunday, so this year they will be delayed by one day.

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Meanwhile, at Buckingham Palace, the Band of the Irish Guards will perform a rendition of Happy Birthday during the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

The Queen traditionally spends a month-long residence at Windsor Castle, known as Easter Court, each year.

The Duke and Duchess haven't revealed their exact due date, but the pair are expected to welcome their first child within the coming weeks.

In in birthday message a year ago, Mrs May praised the Queen's "service, dedication (and) constancy" as head of the 53-nation, British-led Commonwealth since 1952.

In 2015, she surpassed the six-decade reign of Queen Victoria, her great-great grandmother who ruled from 1837 to 1901.

In a series of pictures carefully picked and shared by the couple, Meghan and Prince Harry took to Instagram to wish and celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 93rd birthday.

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