Queen Elizabeth II has canceled her attendance at a service for the Platinum Jubilee.

On June 2, Queen Elizabeth II (96) enjoyed the start of the celebrations surrounding her platinum throne jubilee, clearly in a good mood. On the balcony of Buckingham Palace, the Queen was cheered on by thousands of people after the “Trooping the Color” parade. However, the Queen will not attend a thanksgiving service scheduled for June 3 at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, it is now known. The palace had canceled the participation of the disgraced Prince Andrew (62) a few hours earlier.

Queen Elizabeth II feels “a little uncomfortable”

“The Queen thoroughly enjoyed today’s birthday parade and flypast, but felt a little uneasy,” the palace said. Sky News” with. In view of the effort involved in traveling to attend the service, Elizabeth II “decided with great reluctance that she would not attend.” The Queen thanks everyone “for making today such a memorable event”.

Queen Elizabeth II had had to cancel several appointments in the past few weeks and months. For example, she did not take part in the traditional garden parties in May. However, the queen attended a ceremony on Thursday evening. Thousands of beacons were lit across Britain and the Commonwealth. From Windsor Castle, the Queen made the tree sculpture “Tree of Trees” shine in front of Buckingham Palace. Her grandson Prince William (39) was there.

Among other things, Prince Harry (37) and Duchess Meghan (40), who have traveled from the USA, are still expected to attend the service on Friday. Andrew, who has caused numerous negative headlines in recent years, will not be there. The palace had announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19. The Queen’s second son has met his mother in recent days, but has undergone regular tests and has not seen the Queen in person since his positive result.