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Wed 17th July, 2019

Royals gather for Easter Sunday and The Queen’s 93rd birthday

Today marks Easter Sunday across the world, but also The Queen’s 93rd birthday. Her Majesty was joined by Prince William and Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Princess Anne, and the Wessex family. Also in attendance were Prince Andrew and Princess Beatrice, as well as Zara and Mike Tindall and Peter and Autumn Phillips.

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Members of the Royal Family walked down to St George’s Chapel for the Easter Matins service from the Upper Ward of Windsor Castle, where the private apartments are.

Princess Anne and Sir Tim led the Royals down, and could be seen waiting at the chapel door as The Queen arrived, in a jovial mint green and pink outfit.

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They were followed by Peter and Autumn Phillips, and The Duke of Sussex. Harry was without wife Meghan, who awaits the impending arrival of their first child at nearby Frogmore Cottage.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge followed behind them, with Zara and Mike coming next.

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The Duke of York and his daughter, Princess Beatrice, were also in attendance.

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The Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise walked ahead of The Earl of Wessex and James, Viscount Severn, who brought up the rear of the royal pack.

The Countess of Wessex with her daughter Lady Louise, joins Queen Elizabeth II for the Easter Sunday Church service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

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Prince Charles and Camilla were absent; they usually head to Birkhall for Easter.

Those who hadn’t already seen The Queen this morning curtsied and bowed, making it clear Prince William had already spent time with his grandmother today, as had Prince Andrew and Princess Beatrice.

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Head over to Replicate Royalty for info on the fashion of the day.

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Victoria has a passion for British history and Constitutional Monarchy, hence her reasons for founding The Crown Chronicles. Her specialism is the Early Modern era, with particular emphasis on Monarchy, the Restoration and 18th-century social history. She is also a keen reader, baker and shopper. Her motto is to have a full bookcase, but a fuller wardrobe! Victoria is also founder of Replicate Royalty, our sister site.

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