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Queen Elizabeth's Christmas decorations will remain until February – for a touching reason

With Queen Elizabeth II, the Christmas decorations can remain in place for a few more weeks. It will only be decorated in February. There is a moving reason behind this.

Windsor – In many homes, January 6th is the cut-off date for getting rid of the Christmas tree and removing the festive decorations. However, Queen Elizabeth II (95) adheres to a different tradition*.

Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas decorations will remain until February – for a touching reason

Last Christmas was a little different than usual for the British Royals. Instead of traditionally gathering at Sandringham with the whole family, Queen Elizabeth stayed at Windsor Castle*. Due to the corona pandemic, the big gathering was canceled. Among other things, the regent was able to look forward to visits from her sons Prince Charles* (73) and Prince Edward* (57).

Queen Elizabeth sitzt vor einem geschmückten Weihnachtsbaum (Symbolbild).

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Queen Elizabeth adheres to a special Christmas tradition (icon image).

However, a moment of shock overshadowed the holidays: an armed intruder had gained access to the Windsor property*. Fortunately, the man was arrested before he could enter the castle premises. In addition, the death of Prince Philip * (99, † 2021) clouded the mood. For the first time in over 70 years, the monarch had to celebrate Christmas without her husband.

Against all odds, however, Queen Elizabeth* made the most of the party. She can also enjoy her impressive Christmas decorations for a few more weeks. The royals don’t decorate until February.

Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas decorations will remain until February – in memory of her father

It is not until February 6th of each year that the Christmas season officially moves out at the Windsors. On that day in 1952, Elizabeth’s father, George VI, died. at the age of only 56 on Sandringham*. In his honor, the Christmas tree there will remain untouched until the day of his death.

Queen Elizabeth ist ganz in Rot gekleidet (Symbolbild).

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Queen Elizabeth does not part with her Christmas decorations until February (symbolic image).

Since Christmas was celebrated at Windsor Castle* this year, it is quite conceivable that the decoration will remain for a while to commemorate the former regent. *24royal.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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