The Queen Pulls Out of Royal Event Due to Illness

Mehera Bonner

Queen Elizabeth II has been forced to pull out of an event today due to being under the weather. A Buckingham Palace spokesman said, "The Queen is feeling under the weather today and has decided not to attend this morning's service at St Paul's Cathedral marking the 200th anniversary of the Order of St Michael and St George."

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From Cosmopolitan

Her Majesty will be represented by The Duke of Kent, who's already in attendence at the event:

Per royal reporter Rebecca English, there's no cause for concern. The Queen isn't being attended to by a doctor, and she'll still head to Windsor later today.

This story will be updated as more news develops, and until then, wishing Her Majesty a speedy recovery.

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