- Sophie Wessex, 57, left the royal engagement yesterday to go to the Queen’s side
- She is ‘dashed’ from the event at Oxted’s Woodhouse Center to travel to Scotland
- Picture of the Countess looking sad and emotional on her way to Balmoral
- Was with King Charles III and Prince Edward at the time of announcement of death
- Full coverage: Click here to see all our coverage of the Queen’s passing
Sophie Wessex was ‘dashed’ from a royal visit with retirees in Surrey yesterday morning after the Queen got engaged amid declining health.
The 57-year-old mother-in-law left Woodhouse Center in Oxted, where she was completing a royal engagement in the afternoon, as soon as she heard about the Queen’s declining health. Greetings! magazine informed of.
Sophie started the day at Sunnydown School in Caterham and then went to Woodhouse Center in Oxted in the afternoon. The incident happened at the same time that The Royal Family published a statement on the Queen’s health.
She was supposed to attend the third event later in the afternoon, however, a source told Hello! She was ‘shocked’ by the second incident and went straight to the Queen’s side at Balmoral to meet Prince Edward, 58.
Photos showed Sophie, known to be one of the Queen’s close confidantes, being taken to the royal estate by her nephew Prince William around 5 p.m.
The royal mother-in-law was stunned and sad as she rode in the back of the car with her fellow royals.
The Queen’s death was announced yesterday at 6:30 pm, when her four children and Prince William visited Balmoral.
Sophie Wessex, 57, ‘crashed’ from a royal event she was attending yesterday to go by the Queen’s side (pictured, visiting Surrey tomorrow)
Photos show Sophie, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward being taken to the royal estate by their nephew Prince William around 5pm
Sophie appeared in good spirits during the Oxted event, where she greeted royal fans and signed the guest book.
The Countess of Wessex, who opted for a number of green and white flowers for the occasion, signed the guest book and interacted with staff members at the event.
The royal showed her devotion to her family with a special necklace with pendants reading ‘E,’ ‘L’ and ‘J’ to Prince Edward, his daughter Lady Louise Windsor, 18, and her son James Viscount Severn, 14.
However, she appeared to be leaving the workshop, which provides lessons for retirees and disabled people in Surrey, and was unable to meet her third scheduled appearance of the day.
Sophie started the day with a visit to Sunnydown School in Caterham and then went to Woodhouse Center in Oxted in the afternoon. The incident happened at the same time the royal family published a statement on the Queen’s health
Sophie spoke to some of the residents at the center. His visit came at the time it was announced that doctors were concerned about the Queen’s health.
Instead, she quickly left Oxted to catch Royal Air Force Flight KRF23R with her husband and Prince William and Prince Andrew.
After landing in Aberdeen just after 4 p.m., Sophie, Edward and Andrew are taken by Prince William to Balmoral as they go to the Queen’s bedside tomorrow to join a vigil led by Prince Charles and Princess Anne. Had run.
Sophie lives in Bagshot Park, Surrey, with Edward and their two children James, 12-year-old Viscount Severn, and 16-year-old Lady Louise Windsor. He was considered the queen’s favorite royal.
She ran her own PR company before marrying Prince Edward and earned the Queen’s trust by throwing herself into royal life.
She was known to be one of the Queen’s closest confidants, and appeared very emotional when she was taken to Balmoral a few hours before the Emperor’s death was announced.
Her Majesty’s daughter-in-law is often referred to as a member of the monarch’s ‘favourite’ family after marrying Prince Edward, and his ‘rock’ after Prince Phil’s death last year.
The royal showed devotion to her family with a special necklace with pendants reading ‘E,’ ‘L’ and ‘J’ Prince Edward, his daughter Lady Louise Windsor, 18, and their son James Viscount Severn, 14
Sophie’s current royal reputation is a far cry from the turmoil that began in her marriage to the Countess after she was still running her own public relations consultancy.
The ‘Rent Royals’ stormed after securing a £250,000 contract to promote it, posing next to the Rover 75 at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Although in recent years, former aides have described the Queen’s relationship with Sophie – who lost her mother, Mary, in 2005 – as ‘like mother and daughter’, adding: ‘There is a lot between them. There is love and mutual respect.’
And in 2021, a tearful Countess described the Queen as ‘wonderful’ as she and her husband Prince Edward consoled Her Majesty at Windsor Castle following the death of her husband Prince Philip.
The Countess of Wessex, who opted for a green and white floral number for the occasion, signed the guest book with her husband and Prince William and Prince Andrew before leaving Oxted to catch Royal Air Force flight KRF23R Did it
Sophie often chose to travel with the Queen when she was attending church services at Sandringham or Balmoral.
He won the coveted position because the emperor ‘founded his presence pleasing’ and preferred to remain ‘completely quiet in front of the church’.
It was believed that the Queen saw the mother as the safest pair of hands in the royal family, as her marriage to Prince Edward has gone, while Charles, Anne and Andrew have all been divorced.
The Queen and Sophie’s close bond was said to be down to their common interests, with the pair often spending Saturday or Sunday evenings together in Windsor, watching old war movies and historical documentaries.
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