In recent days, the Queen of the United Kingdom, and 14 other Commonwealth realms, Queen Elizabeth II has become a topic of discussion on the Internet today after a newly released biography of the royal family. According to the biography, the Queen was deeply upset that three out of four of her children have been divorced. Yes, the Queen’s children’s marriages ended in divorce. Two sons of 95-years-old Monarch, Prince Charles and Prince Andrews including her daughter, Princess Anne, all are divorced. While her sole child, Prince Edward is still married.
Robert Hardman writes in his book “Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II”,” Outwardly stoical, as ever, the Queen was finding the divorce talks deeply upsetting. Another former member of the Household recalls that every now and then, there would be a glimpse of her despair”. The book was launched on Thursday, March 17, 2022. A former royal aide told the Hardman that the Queen was more distressed than she never had. I said,” Ma’am it seems to be happening everywhere. This is almost common practice,” said the former worker and added,” but she just said.’ Three out of four!” in sheer sadness and exasperation. One shouldn’t underestimate the pain she’s been going through”.
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The former press secretary of Queen, Charles Anson said in the book that the Queen never lost her cool even after when the marriages of her children, Charles, Andrew, and Anne fell apart in 1992. She claimed,” I don’t remember a single occasion when I went to see her”, and added,” No! What next?” Hardman was informed by Charles Anson. “The issues become embarrassing sometimes, but she got on with it. It is immensely reassuring in those situations to work for someone who isn’t knocked back”.
According to Charles Anson, the Queen was never short, never irritable; completely steady. Along with this, Hardman also noted that staffers were impressed with the Queen that how she handled the highly public situation surrounding Charles and Princess Diana.
Prince Charles (73) and late Diana divorced in 1996 after 15 years of their marriage following his adultery scandal with Camilla Parker Bowles to whom he married in 2005. When Charles becomes king, Camilla will be recognized as a Queen Consort.
Another side, Princess Anne married Mark Phillips in 1973 and divorced in 1992. She is 71 years old. Later, she married Timothy Laurence in 1992. Prince Andrew was married to Sarah Ferguson. Duchess of York in 1986 to 1996. While, the Queen’s son, Prince Edward is married to Sophie, Countess of Wesses. They got married in 1999 and still together.