Queen and Prince Philip to celebrate Christmas 'quietly' at Windsor

The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh usually spend Christmas with other royals at Sandringham.

12/1/2020 8:58:00 PM

Queen and Prince Philip to celebrate Christmas 'quietly' at Windsor Castle, instead of with family at Sandringham

The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh usually spend Christmas with other royals at Sandringham.

image captionThe Queen and other members of the royal family usually attend a Christmas Day service at St Mary Magdalene church in SandringhamThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will spend Christmas at Windsor Castle and not Sandringham as is their usual tradition, Buckingham Palace has said.

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A spokeswoman said after considering "all the appropriate advice" the royal couple had opted to celebrate "quietly" at their Berkshire residence.They usually spend Christmas with other royals at the Queen's Norfolk estate.The Queen, 94, and the duke, 99, have been living at Windsor during the pandemic with a small household staff.

It is thought to be the first time the couple have not spent Christmas at their Sandringham home since the mid 1980s."Like everyone they hope things will get back to normal in 2021," a palace spokesman said. Read more: BBC News (UK) »

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We're doing a quiet Christmas too, and have also decided not to go to Sandringham - anyone interested? Oh boo hoo. In the real world, people don't know where their next meal is coming from or if they'll even have a house to live in. Opposed to? As long as Andrew can have his under age girls life will be good. Next year when the virus is under control Andrew will be able to clear his name in America.

Sensible. More than my Mother who is the same age. Traveling from grade 2 to 3 idiot. Good on ya ma'am. Setting the example Yes we are too, just us two and the senior staff team. FFS Genetic disaster zone. Is Andrew coming for tea Christmas Day ? O no course not there won’t be any under aged girls there Funny. One story about poor kids ripping open bags of food and then this lot of fkg free loading spongers.

What has this got to do with me? Yes, Pengham palace is very noisy 🤣 Oww thank goodness, I shall sleep wonderfully now knowing. Here I was thinking they were going to invite the whole family over for a big Christmas and put the year behind them. I guess they just bing watch the crown and speculate on who greases the breaks.

I guess the servants may not have a Christmas - as long as the poor wear masks - potty the grouse 😩🎭 Bollox to them and their parasite blood suckered. People are in dire straits in this country, who unlike royals are suffering. THE MONSTER FAMILY, REAL VAMPIRES SUCKING BLOOD FROM THE PEOPLE, THEY ARE THE REAL PARASITES.

They're both in their 90's! What do they normally do, go to a rave?🤣 Are they going to breach rules and go to church. I BET ! Another charade past it’s due date. Oh dear how sad never mind I couldn’t care less Given her family, I don't blame her! Please help🙏 Abandoning their family at a time of national crisis. Diana would not have stood for this.

Adelsexpertin People literally will moan at anything😂 Last one before we become a republic. Why and how do these people even have money, they dont do anything, seriously just a question from a bewildered American Just them and a handful of servants eh? Plenty of room to social distance !