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Kate Middleton Plants Tree Dedicated to Queen Elizabeth at a Spot with Special Meaning for Both Women

凯特·米德尔顿‘s Christmas carol concert included numerous tributes英国女王伊丽莎白二世 — including one that wasn’t revealed until now.

Westminster Abbey and the Queen’s Green Canopy revealed on Tuesday that the Princess of Wales planted a wild cherry tree in Dean’s Yard at Westminster Abbey to mark the memory of 伊丽莎白女王 ahead of the holiday service. In photos from the ceremony, Kate is seen using a shovel to place dirt around the tree. It forms part of the Queen’s Green Canopy, an initiative to celebrate the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee that saw over one million trees planted across the nation in her honor.

A plaque beside the tree reads: “This wild cherry tree, a gift from the Duchy of Cornwall, was dedicated in memory of Her Late Majesty 伊丽莎白女王 II by Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales on 14th December 2022.

Princess Kate was welcomed to the Abbey by the Dean, 非常可敬的博士. David Hoyle and members of the Chapter of Westminster. The Abbey’s Head Gardener, Jan Pancheri, and her colleagues, Cormac Connolly and Danny Bitten, were also presented to the Princess of Wales during the event last week.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CmYyWxdPD1p/. The Queen's Green Canopy/Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/p/CmYyWxdPD1p/. The Queen's Green Canopy/Instagram

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The Queen’s Green Canopy/Instagram

For the tree planting ceremony, Kate recycled her tartan double-breasted coat by Holland Cooper, a piece she previously wore in a video for the Royal British Legion and the Scouts released last year.

Westminster Abbey is a place of special meaning for both women. Not only has the historic church hosted Princess Kate’s Christmas carol concerts for the past two years, but it’s also where she married 威廉王子 在四月份 2011.

伊丽莎白女王 also had her wedding at Westminster Abbey, 结婚 菲利普亲王 there in November 1947, as well as her coronation in 1953. She returned there numerous times throughout her reign for various services, and the monarch’s state funeral was hosted by the Abbey in September. 超过 2,000 人们, including world leaders and foreign royals, gathered to pay tribute to the history-making monarch.

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为了 皇家颂歌: 一起过圣诞节, there were many nods to 伊丽莎白女王 throughout the service. At the start, a film played highlighting how the late Queen was at the heart of Christmas Day for so many people. Her annual address, which aired each Christmas in the afternoon, was a longstanding tradition that now passes to 查理三世国王 as sovereign.

In another honor, 威廉王子 read part of his late grandmother’s Christmas broadcast 从 2012.

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Together at Christmas Carol service

Together at Christmas Carol service

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Paddington Bear ornaments also adorned the Christmas trees in Westminster Abbey. 伊丽莎白女王 became associated with Paddington Bear after filming a hilarious skit with the character that aired during her Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June, 和结束 1,000 Paddingtons and teddy bears were left by the public outside her royal residences in London and Windsor following her death.

This carol service is dedicated to Her Majesty 伊丽莎白女王 二, and to all those who are sadly no longer with us. Her Late Majesty’s strongly held values of duty, compassion and faith have guided the creation of this service,” a message inside the program for 皇家颂歌: 一起过圣诞节 读.