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Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly canceled a trip to Northern Ireland at the behest of medical experts, who want her to rest for a few days.

Buckingham Palace did not give specifics on the decision, but says the 95-year-old monarch is “in good spirits” and disappointed she will no longer be able to travel to Northern Ireland for engagements on Wednesday and Thursday.

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“The Queen sends her warmest wishes to the people of Northern Ireland, and looks forward to visiting in the future,” the palace said.

Instead of traveling, Queen Elizabeth II will rest at Windsor Castle, where she has been taking great precautions for her own safety since the start of the coronavirus pandemic last year.

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The decision comes just days after Elizabeth was spotted using a walking stick at a major public event while attending a Westminster Abbey service marking the centenary of the Royal British Legion, a Armed Forces was a charity.

She was previously photographed using a cane in 2003, but that was after knee surgery.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales attend the 2017 Bremer Highland Gathering at The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 2, 2017 in Bremer, Scotland.

The Queen, who became a widow this year, still maintains a busy schedule of royal duties. On Tuesday, he held an audience with diplomats and hosted a reception at Windsor Castle for global business leaders.

The Queen is clearly reluctant to allow her age to slow her down. The news comes after the British royal politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine, saying she didn’t meet the “relevant criteria”.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the set of the long-running television series Coronation Street in Manchester, England, Thursday 8 July 2021.

Oldie magazine published the response on Tuesday, rather than officially honoring him.

“Her Majesty believes that you are as old as you feel, as if the Queen does not believe that she meets the relevant criteria to be able to accept, and hopes that you A more deserving recipient will be found,” said a letter from his assistant private secretary. Tom Lang-Baker. He concluded the letter “With the warm wishes of Your Excellency”.