Queen Elizabeth II has received medical clearance to spend the weekend at the royal residence of Sandringham, which is located about 100 miles north of London in Norfolk. The place is traditionally used by the royal family for Christmas. According to The Telegraph, the UK king made the trip by helicopter and flew from Windsor Castle to Sandringham last Thursday, 4.
At the end of last month, the Queen canceled her royal engagements, including her participation in COP 26 on medical advice. At the time, Buckingham Palace released: “The Queen reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days. Her Majesty is in a good mood and is disappointed that she can no longer visit Northern Ireland, as she will have to make a series of appointments today and tomorrow. The Queen sends her best wishes to the people of Northern Ireland and looks forward to her future visits.”
After spending the night in hospital on October 20, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Friday that doctors had told the Queen to continue resting for at least two weeks. In addition to using a cane to walk around last month’s events, the Queen has also been advised in recent months to give up horseback riding and martinis.
The Queen hopes to return to work this month, according to the palace: “The Queen’s firm intent remains present at the National Memory Service on Sunday to commemorate November 14.”
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