Queen Elizabeth has visited Canada greater than some other nation throughout her reign.
The 91-year-old monarch grew to become queen in Kenya in February 1952 when she found her father King George VI had handed away in his sleep, and since then she has been to Canada greater than some other nation, heading to the North American nation an enormous 27 instances.
Nevertheless, it does not come as a lot of a shock that Elizabeth has visited the nation so many instances seeing as she is the Sovereign of the constitutional monarchy of Canada, and all ministers and the armed forces swear allegiance to her within the nation.
The queen has additionally headed to Australia on 18 completely different events, making it her second-most visited behind Canada, in accordance with the Day by day Categorical.
Elizabeth met with the Australian Governor Normal Sir Peter Cosgrove simply final month at her Scottish residence of Balmoral, and the pair bemoaned the “gloomy” climate.
He stated upon assembly her: “The rain has been unceasing.”
She replied: “Sure, we have been simply saying that it truly is relatively gloomy at the moment I am afraid.”
Elizabeth met with Julie Payette, the governor normal of Canada, in September, too.
Whereas the queen has been accompanied by Prince Philip on many overseas engagements, he’s unlikely to take action sooner or later after retiring from royal duties earlier this 12 months.
An announcement launched on the time learn: “His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has determined that he’ll now not perform public engagements from the autumn of this 12 months. In taking this choice.
“Prince Philip will attend beforehand scheduled engagements between now and August, each individually and accompanying The Queen. Thereafter, The Duke won’t be accepting new invites for visits and engagements.
“Though he should still select to attend sure public occasions every now and then.”