Queen Elizabeth, new mourning at court: the sovereign is more and more alone

Queen Elizabeth II was overwhelmed by a new mourning. The news is official and comes from one of the major English newspapers: her death interrupts everything after 85 years, the English sovereign remains more and more alone.

On April 9, 2021 the queen Elizabeth II of England had to say goodbye to her husband Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and the love of his life. The sovereign had never found herself having to carry on the monarchy since 2 June 1953 alone. In addition to this, two other deaths later affected the English royal family.

Year 2015, Queen Elizabeth during a public appearance (Instagram photo).

Ann Fortune FitzRoy, Duchess of Grafton, died on December 3, 2021, at the age of 101. A few days later, on December 29, Diana Maxwell, known as Lady Farnham, at the age of 90. She had worked for over thirty-four years at the court of Queen Elizabeth, who in May 2022, after several months, found a replacement.

Queen Elizabeth, another bereavement hits her in a short time

Elizabeth II chose to have close to her Angela Kelly, the seamstress who made the style of the English sovereign famous throughout the world. According to the tabloid The Sun, he would take home near the queen. At the end of July, however, news arrived of another serious loss for Prince Philip’s widow: another terrible one mourning hit the Royal Ramily.

A long-standing friendship: the photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Lady Myra Butter (source: Instagram).
A long-standing friendship: the photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Lady Myra Butter (source: Instagram).

The Daily Telegraph reports that on July 29 she died Lady Myra Butter, at the age of 96. She was a dear childhood friend of Queen Elizabeth II, who she had also attended her wedding with her sister. Margaret. The ties that unite Lady Myra to Queen Elizabeth, however, are familiar and have very deep historical roots.

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The Butter family and the Windsor family: the bonds are ancient

Lady Myra Butter was a cousin and friend of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. She was also the great-granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I of Russiaand had conceived and created the Pushkin Award, in honor of his ancestor. Lady Myra had known the English queen since the age of 12, and the two together had developed a passion for horse racing.

Lady Myra Butter poses near Pushkin's portrait: it was she who created the Pushkin Award (Instagram photo).
Lady Myra Butter poses near Pushkin’s portrait: it was she who created the Pushkin Award (Instagram photo).

In one of the latest interviews released by Lady Myra, whose maiden name was Wernher, revealed a small detail about her longtime friend. What had always struck her about Queen Elizabeth II was hers optimism and sense ofhumorwhich he would never lose in his 97 years of life.

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