Queen Elizabeth II has made her first statement as a widow.
The 94-twelve months-worn royal has shared her sympathy with these tormented by the volcanic eruptions on the island of St. Vincent in the Caribbean in her first solo comments since the death of Prince Philip on the age of 99 earlier this month.
The Queen traditionally begins her unswerving statements with the words: “The Duke of Edinburgh and I…”, but her most traditional release reads: “I even were saddened by the destruction and foremost disruption triggered by volcanic eruptions in most traditional days, and my thoughts are with the many folks and families who were evacuated from their homes, and whose livelihoods were affected.”
She added: “I ship my attributable to the emergency products and providers and all these fascinated with the comfort effort. My prayers will remain with the folks of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at this very delicate time.”
The Queen has now not but publicly addressed her husband’s death.
Philip turned into once laid to rest following a non-public family provider held at St George’s Chapel, in the grounds of Windsor Fortress, on Saturday afternoon.