Poor Camilla withdraws from joint involvement with Harry and Meghan: Duchess of Cornwall cancels Westminster Abbey memorial visit by order of the doctor because of & # 39; aggravating & # 39; breast infection
- Duchess of Cornwall was told by her doctor to cancel her engagement
- She has a breast infection that has become increasingly worse in recent days
- & # 39; Very disappointed & # 39; that I could not attend the Field of Remembrance service
The Duchess of Cornwall had to stop today with a memorial service at Westminster Abbey because of a chest infection.
Camilla would attend the event with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has told her doctor to cancel her engagements because of a breast infection that has got worse in recent days.
The duchess is patron of the Poppy Factory in southwest London, where memorial poppies are made.
Royal sources say that Camilla & # 39; deeply disappointed & # 39; is not to attend the Field of Remembrance service today and & # 39; is determined to do everything it can to be good enough for the big events of the coming weekend & # 39 ;.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall during a visit to Swiss Cottage Farmers & Market in London yesterday
Camilla (pictured yesterday in London), would attend the event with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Her doctor told her to cancel her engagement because of a breast infection
A spokesperson for Clarence House said: & # 39; The Duchess of Cornwall has told her doctor to cancel her engagement because of a chest infection that has been getting worse in recent days. & # 39;
Last night the duchess, on medical advice, had to stop attending a gala dinner on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Prince Albert.
Camilla is said to have attended the London Library gala dinner, but the central London event went ahead without his royal guest, who is the library's vice-patron.
The duchess was expected to say a few words before dinner and meet some of the talents who participated in the library's Emerging Writers Program.
Harry and Meghan will view the plots of small crosses established by regiments, military units, and other organizations associated with the First World War and other conflicts.
The Field of Remembrance has been organized by the Poppy Factory and has been held on the grounds of Westminster Abbey since November 1928, when only two Remembrance tribute crosses were planted.
Veterans on the memorial field at Westminster Abbey in Westminster, London, prior to a visit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Approximately 70,000 crosses are now produced every year by the factory team that are planted on more than 360 plots for regimental and other associations.
In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, members of the monarchy attend a series of events to commemorate those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, culminating in the service to the Cenotaph, where the Queen and the Royal Family gather to pay their respects.
During their visit, Harry and Meghan will each lay a cross of remembrance and view the plots, where they will meet veterans from all areas of the armed forces who have served in previous campaigns and more recent conflicts.
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