First Mother’s Day without the Queen: British royals share pictures
Mwith a photo of König Charles III and his mother, the British royals commemorated the monarch on Twitter on the first Mother’s Day after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. In the picture, as a young boy, Charles is standing on his mother’s lap. Next to it is a photo of his wife Queen Camilla as a grown woman with her mother.
Elizabeth II died last September at the age of 96. Camilla’s mother, Rosalind Shand, died in 1994 at the age of 72.
“To all mothers everywhere, and to those who are missing their mothers today, we are thinking of you and wishing you a very special Mother’s Day,” the post read. In the UK, on Sunday (March 19) the Mother’s Day committed, in Germany it falls on May 14 this year.
Prince William and Princess Kate also published a picture on Twitter for Mother’s Day. It features Kate and the couple’s three children, Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4, sitting in a tree. In another photo, Princess Kate holds her youngest son Louis in her arms. “Happy Mother’s Day from our family to yours,” it said.