The Sussex family secretly arrived on a private plane and were greeted by three of the Queen’s protection officers, according to reports. The bulletproof cars, along with children Archie, three, and Lillibet, one, took them Saturday from Farnborough Airport, Hunts, to Frogmore Cottage, Windsor.
An insider told The Sun: “The Queen thought it was the right thing to do.”
An official photo of the Queen has been released ahead of her platinum jubilee celebrations.
The photograph, drawn by Ranald McChney, was taken at the Victoria Festipole at Windsor Castle earlier this year.
In her jubilee message, the Queen thanked people for organizing events to celebrate this important event, saying that “many happy memories” will be created.
Millions prepare for street parties to celebrate 70 years on the throne over the four-day bank holiday weekend.
There is also a series of official events starting with the Trooping of the Color Parade on Thursday and ending on Sunday with the Jubilee Parade through London.
In her jubilee message, the Queen said: “I am still inspired by the goodwill shown to me, and I hope that the coming days will provide an opportunity to reflect on all that has been achieved over the past seventy years, as we look to the future with confidence and enthusiasm.”
In a message shared on today’s official Platinum Jubilee program, the Queen sent her thanks to the millions preparing for street parties and hanging out with bunting.
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On Thursday evening, more than 3,000 lighthouses across the UK and Commonwealth will be lit in honor of the Queen, with the Treehouse Lighthouse lit up trees outside the palace.
Buckingham Palace said the King will lead the lighting of the main Jubilee Beacon at a private ceremony at Windsor Castle.
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