Prince Charles celebrates 70th: Queen Elizabeth II delivers touching speech on her son – Panorama

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By / AFP November 15, 2018 – 10:31 am The English Queen is not known for her great emotions. For the 70th birthday of her son Charles Elizabeth II but now held a speech that should not have gone to her heir to the throne heart.

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Clarence House published this photograph of Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla before the birthday gala.

Photo: Chris Jackson / Clarence House

London – 70 years old, eternal heir to the throne, head of the family: On the occasion of the birthday of Prince Charles, his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, gave a banquet at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday evening. In addition friends, family and representatives of other European royal houses were loaded.

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In front of Buckingham Palace you could see, among others, Prince William and his wife Kate, Prince Harry with Meghan and the newlyweds Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank – all in tuxedo and evening dress. Clarence House published a picture of the birthday boy with his wife Camilla – both also in a big evening dress.
Queen jokes – and gets emotional The Queen gave an emotional speech to her son: "It is a special privilege for any mother to give a speech on her son's 70th birthday," Elizabeth II began. "It means being long enough lived to see his child grow up. "It was like planting a tree and watching it grow. Read Also: The Eternal Prince Known for her dry humor, the Queen joked: "My mother was there when I turned 70. She noted that 70 is exactly the age when the number of candles on the cake exceeds the persistence of the breath to blow it out. "Then she became serious and praised her son as a friend of the arts, great benefactor, and" wonderful father. " Charles is "passionate and creative." The Queen also mentioned Duchess Camilla, who always supported Charles. You can read the complete speech of the Queen here.
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