The 95-year-old monarch used his cane “for his own comfort”, according to sources from Buckingham Palace, when she got out of the car to enter the abbey and exit again.
Furthermore, he did not enter the usual door, the big west door, but the other one, the one in the Poet’s yard, which was closer to where he would sit.
Despite her advanced age, this is the first time that Isabel II has used a cane in an official act of this kind, although she was seen with one in 2003 and 2004, after knee surgery.
The Queen, in a dark blue coat and hat, and her only daughter, Princess Anne, in lilac, attended a mass together attended by both active and veterans, their families and representatives of the British Legion. Sovereign is a protector.
The ceremony highlighted the work of the organization, founded in 1921 to take care of the army and their families after the First World War.
As for her upcoming engagements, Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family are expected to attend the COP26 climate summit to be held between 31 October and 12 November in the Scottish city of Glasgow and bring together leaders from around the world to awaken the next steps. in the fight against climate change.