Today is The Queen’s 95th birthday. Her Majesty was born on 21 April 1926 at 17 Bruton Street in London, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York.
This year The Queen remains at Windsor Castle during a period of Royal Mourning following the death of The Duke of Edinburgh.
The Queen released a statement earlier today thanking people across the world who have sent tributes and messages of condolence following the death of The Duke of Edinburgh.
Her Majesty wrote:
The touching message is signed, “ELIZABETH R.”