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Prince Charles and the Duke of Cornwall share Easter greeting

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall share floral scenes of daffodils at Canterbury cathedral and blossom at Westminster Abbey in their annual Easter greeting

  • Prince Charles, 71, and Camilla, 72, shared two images, of Canterbury cathedral and Westminster Abbey as they wished the UK a happy Easter on Instagram 
  • Posting to their @ClarenceHouse account, the couple referenced a recorded reading by Charles of the gospel being aired by both churches today
  • The royals, who celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary last week, are currently in lock-down at Birkhall, their Scottish residence 

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have posted two spring photographs of two of the countries most famous religious buildings as part of their Easter greeting. 

Posting to the @Clarencehouse Instagram account, the couple, who celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary last week, wished the nation a ‘very Happy Easter’ and offered details of a recording of Charles reading from the gospel. 

Posting two images, one of Canterbury cathedral in Kent carpeted in daffodils, and another of white cherry blossom at Westminster Abbey, the royals sent a rallying message to people unable to attend church on Easter Sunday. 

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall shared two images of two of the UK’s most hallowed religious buildings as part of their Easter greeting to the nation this morning. The first saw clouds of white cherry blossom over Westminster Abbey

While the second echoed the image posted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with daffodils featuring, this time at Canterbury cathedral

While the second echoed the image posted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with daffodils featuring, this time at Canterbury cathedral

The couple are currently at the couple's Scottish residence of Birkhall; the Easter greeting detailed a recording made by Charles reading out John 20: parts 1-18, which is being aired by Westminster Abbey and Canterbury cathedral today

The couple are currently at the couple’s Scottish residence of Birkhall; the Easter greeting detailed a recording made by Charles reading out John 20: parts 1-18, which is being aired by Westminster Abbey and Canterbury cathedral today

The post read: ‘Wishing you all a very Happy Easter. Today you can listen to The Prince of Wales reading the Gospel for Easter Day services hosted online by Westminster Abbey and Canterbury Cathedral.

‘Despite having closed their doors, both will lead prayers for Christians who find themselves separated from their churches during this special Eastertime.’

The reading is a section of John 20: parts 1-18, which, the post said ‘relates the story of Jesus’ resurrection.’ 

Earlier today, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also used daffodils in their Easter photo. 

Taking to the Kensington Royal Instagram account, Prince William and Kate Middleton, 38, shared a scenic photograph showing bright yellow daffodils in bloom at Kensington Palace.

Alongside the picture, they penned: ‘Wishing you all a safe and happy Easter’ #StayHomeSaveLives.’ 

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are both currently at the couple’s Scottish residence of Birkhall.

Prince William and Kate Middleton, both 38, have taken to their Instagram account and posted a flowery scene outside of Kensington Palace

Prince William and Kate Middleton, both 38, have taken to their Instagram account and posted a flowery scene outside of Kensington Palace

Alongside the snap, they penned: 'Wishing you all a safe and happy Easter' #StayHomeSaveLives'

Alongside the snap, they penned: ‘Wishing you all a safe and happy Easter’ #StayHomeSaveLives’

Prince William and Kate Middleton carried out their first royal engagement via video call to school children whose parents are working on the frontline on Wednesday (pictured)

Prince William and Kate Middleton carried out their first royal engagement via video call to school children whose parents are working on the frontline on Wednesday (pictured)

Camilla came out of self-isolation on April 6 after 14 days after her husband tested positive for coronavirus. 

Each of the royals resided in different parts of the 305-year-old property. Charles finished his isolation seven days before and spoke of the ‘strange, frustrating and often distressing’ experience of being without friends and family.

Yesterday, the Duchess shared her reading list to help people get through challenging times. 

Camilla has spoken about a book by her late brother as she recommends good reads for those wanting solace during the coronavirus outbreak.

Camilla put Travels On My Elephant by Mark Shand, her late brother, on a list of nine authors picked for readers.

The duchess said: ‘My late brother’s tale of his love affair with Tara, an Asian elephant, on their journey across India – it always brings a tear to my eye.’

The Duchess of Cornwall has spoken about a book by her late brother as she recommends good reads for those wanting solace during the coronavirus outbreak

The Duchess of Cornwall has spoken about a book by her late brother as she recommends good reads for those wanting solace during the coronavirus outbreak

 

 

 

 



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