Princess Kate & Prince William share touching pic of late Queen with great-grandkids as they lead tributes | The Sun

PRINCE William and Princess Kate have paid tribute to the Queen on the one year anniversary of her death.

The Prince and Princess of Wales posted pictures of the late monarch on Instagram with a touching caption.

They wrote: "Today we remember the extraordinary life and legacy of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

"We all miss you. W & C."

They included photos of the Queen with her beloved corgis, as well as a snap of Her Majesty with all her great-grandkids, including Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, and her two youngest grandchildren.

The Waleses were also pictured on the Buckingham Palace balcony with the late Queen and the now-King during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, with another image of the Queen dressed in a vibrant blue coat and hat.


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Later today, William and Kate will join a private church service at St David’s Cathedral in Wales today, to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s life.

They will then meet members of the local community in the cloister before any well-wishers waiting outside.

Princess Eugenie also took to Instagram to pay tribute.

She wrote: "Thinking of you today. Missing you so much but remembering what a life of service, love and dedication to everyone and to your family, who loved you so very much.

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"Forever grateful to you. And always in my heart."

And Sarah Ferguson added: "You were a wonderful friend, a mentor, a second mother to me and grandmother to my daughters who share so much of your courage and heart.

"You will always be loved and missed by our family and our nation."

It comes after Charles and Camilla, 76, chose to stay last night at Balmoral Castle — where Queen Elizabeth passed away.

They slept at her favourite property rather than at their own Scottish home at Birkhall seven miles away.

Sources say they spent time thinking back on the late monarch’s last moments and her 70 years of service.

It is thought a small number of family members have remained for the day. 

They do not include the King’s brothers Prince Andrew and Prince Edward and sister Princess Anne, who have returned south from their break on the Scottish estate.

Harry — who in the past year has slammed his family in a Netflix docuseries and bombshell memoir Spare — flew without wife Meghan to London yesterday for a charity gala. 

But the Sussexes did not a receive an invite to spend the anniversary with the firm.

It comes after the King recorded a message and released a favourite photograph of his mother to mark the first anniversary.

Charles, in words written, and audio spoken, at Balmoral Castle and recorded on Thursday, said he recalled with "great affection her long life, devoted service and all she meant to so many of us".

He said: "I am deeply grateful, too, for the love and support that has been shown to my wife and myself during this year as we do our utmost to be of service to you all."

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The formal colour photograph chosen by Charles was taken by Cecil Beaton and shows her aged 42 in 1968.

She is standing sideways and smiling in her Garter robes and wearing the Grand Duchess Vladimir's Tiara, made of 15 interlaced diamond circles.

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