The British monarch has issued her first statement since Prince Philip’s funeral on 17 April.
Queen Elizabeth II has released her first statement since Prince Philip’s funeral on April 17.
“I have, on the occasion of my 95th birthday today, received many messages of good wishes, which I appreciate quite a bit,” he said.
The queen continued, “While as a family we are in a period of great sadness, it has been very comforting for us to see and hear the tributes they made to my husband, by those in the UK, the community, and the world.”
She ended her statement with “My family and I would like to thank all of you for the support and kindness you have shown us in the last few days. We have been very moved, and we continue to be reminded that Philip had an extraordinary impact on countless people in his life.”
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