A sweet Mother’s Day! To celebrate the British holiday, Princess Kate posted a new photo with her three children.
“Happy Mother’s Day from our family to yours ❤️“, the Princess of Wales, 41, and her husband Prince William captioned a Sunday, March 19, Instagram post from their joint account, in honor of their country’s Mother’s Sunday festivities.
Kate and the Prince of Wales, 40, uploaded a never-before-seen photo from their family’s holiday card photo shoot in 2022. The image, taken by the photographer Matt Porteous, shows the beaming Duchess of Cornwall next to children Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4, seated in a tree. The foursome – who wore the same warm weather outfits in their festive portrait last year – were all smiles as they posed together. In a second frank snap, Kate gently cradled Louis in her arms.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge aren’t the only royals celebrating Mother’s Day this year. William’s father King Charles IIIalso honored the day with a rare family portrait.
“To all mothers around the world, and to those who may miss their mothers today, we are thinking of you and wishing you a special #MothersDay,” reads a Sunday post on the official Instagram account of the royal family, complete with a throwback image of baby Charles. , now 74, and his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II. One more second of the king’s wife, Queen consort Camillaand his late mother, Rosalind Shand, has also been uploaded.
Sunday marks the Royal Family’s first Mother’s Day without the late Queen, who died in September 2022 at the age of 96.
“The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family,” Her Majesty wrote in a statement at the time. “We deeply mourn the passing of a dear Sovereign and a beloved Mother. I know his loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Kingdoms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.
Charles continued: “During this time of grief and change, my family and I will be comforted and supported by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.”
Elizabeth is survived by her four children – Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew And Prince Edward, which she shared with her husband, Prince Philip, who died in April 2021 – and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The Royal Family, including Charles’ estranged son Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markleall came together to honor his legacy at a state funeral last fall.
Charles, as the Queen’s eldest child, was her direct heir and assumed the British throne immediately after her death. His official coronation is scheduled for Saturday May 6 in London, where William and Kate’s three children are said to have played roles. According to a Saturday March 18 report from London The temperaturethe children of Wales are expected to take part in the official coronation procession alongside Charles, Camilla, 75, William, Kate and other working royals.