Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are arriving back to the U.K. next month, but unfortunately they probably won’t get to spend time with Queen Elizabeth II. According to a report by Express, the queen has been advised to stay in Scotland, where she has been staying at her residence, Balmoral Castle. This is apparently due to the queen’s health, including her occasional mobility issues.
Queen Elizabeth is 96 years old, and she has had a few frightening health incidents in recent years including COVID-19 that had her hospitalized temporarily. Earlier this year, spokespeople for Buckingham Palace confirmed that the queen is also having “episodic mobility issues,” and she has since been seen walking with a cane. The queen has cut back on travel, has made public appearances in pre-recorded videos and has even sent her heir, Prince Charles to stand in for her at certain events.
“While I may not have attended every event in person, my heart has been with you all; and I remain committed to serving you to the best of my ability, supported by my family,” the queen said in June during her Platinum Jubilee events.
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