On their golden wedding anniversary, she paid very personal tribute to Prince Philip in a speech at the Guildhall in London, in which she said: "He is someone who doesn't take easily to compliments, but he has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years". Though the exact message the Cambridge children wrote to their great-grandparents remains a bit of a mystery, it's certain that George, Charlotte, and Louis put a lot of effort into the design, which features cutout numbers and shapes.
Recall that the previous official portrait of the Queen and her husband was presented by the royal court on the birthday of Prince Philip, who turned 99 on June 10.
In the photograph, a smiling Prince Philip holds the card in his hand.
Royal photographer Chris Jackson snapped the sweet portrait of the queen and Philip in the Oak Room in Windsor Castle earlier this week. On the table in front of them, a number of other letters and greetings that were sent to them.
Elizabeth was only 21 when she married Royal Navy Lt. Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.
Fast-forward to 2020 and the couple's relationship marks the longest of any British sovereign, while they are also parents to four children: Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Edward. The royal couple turns 73 years of marriage and continues to show that they have formed an unwavering bond. With England under a national lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple is self-isolating at Windsor Castle.