King Charles paid a royal tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on the first Mother’s Day in the UK since her death.
Official Twitter account of the Royal Family shared photos of memories of him with his mother and Camila, queen consort, with hers. Sunday was Mother’s Day in the UK, which regularly celebrates the holiday in March.
“To all mothers everywhere, and to those who may miss their mothers today, we’re thinking of you and wishing you a special #Mother’sDay,” the tweet read.
Queen Elizabeth died at the age of 96 on September 8, ending her record 70-year reign as British monarch. The coronation of Charles, who was the eldest of the queen’s four children, is scheduled for May 6.
Princess Kate Middleton also celebrated Mother’s Day with sharing a couple of photosincluding one showing her sitting in a tree with her three children.
“Happy Mother’s Day from our family to yours,” read a tweet from Kate and Prince William’s official account.
William and Kate, who married in 2011, have two sons, 9-year-old Prince George and 4-year-old Prince Louis, and a 7-year-old daughter, Princess Charlotte.
William, 40, is Charles’ eldest son. The king’s youngest son, Prince Harry, has two children, Prince Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1, with his wife Meghan Markle.
Harry, 38, and Meghan stepped down from their top royal duties in 2020 and are raising their children in Southern California. Harry has been open about his strained relationship with his father and his brother, which he recounted in his January memoir, “Spare.”
Harry and Meghan have not publicly confirmed whether they will attend Charles’s coronation.