Queen Elizabeth II and the mini royals: We will never forget these moments with George, Louis & Co

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Writed by - Andy Gocker
  This official photograph, released by Buckingham Palace to mark her 90th birthday, shows Queen Elizabeth II with her five great-grandchildren and her two youngest grandchildren in the Green Drawing Room.
This official photograph, released by Buckingham Palace to mark her 90th birthday, shows Queen Elizabeth II with her five great-grandchildren and her two youngest grandchildren in the Green Drawing Room. © picture alliance, ALPR/AdMedia

Queen Elizabeth II., who died on September 8 at the age of 96 , and her husband, the late Prince Philip, had thirteen great-grandchildren together. Although the monarch rarely revealed private things or spoke publicly about her family, photos with the mini-royals on official occasions such as royal outings or weddings speak volumes about the special bond the queen had with her great-grandchildren. Pictures that will not be forgotten.

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The Queen was a family man

  From left: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince George, Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony during the Platinum Jubilee Parade outside Buckingham Palace in London.
From left: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince George, Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony during the Platinum Jubilee Parade outside Buckingham Palace in London. © picture alliance, Jonathan Buckmaster

Although Queen Elizabeth II was working at full capacity as ruler of the United Kingdom and its Commonwealth territories, she always found time for her family. 'The Queen is in her element with her great-grandchildren on her lap and spending time with family,' royal expert Kerene Barefield told Us Weekly in December 2021.

13 great-grandchildren in the royal family

  Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh with their great grandchildren.
Pictured (left to right): Prince George, Prince Louis in the arms of Queen Elizabeth II, Savannah Phillips (standing behind), Princess Charlotte, the Duke of Edinburgh, Isla Phillips with Lena Tindall and Mia Tindall. © The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The monarch in February 2022 celebrated her 70th anniversary of the throne , first became a great-grandmother in December 2010 when her grandson Peter Phillips and his then-wife Autumn Kelly became parents to daughter Savannah. Twelve more great-grandchildren followed, including Prince William and Duchess Kate's three children, Prince George (9), Princess Charlotte (7) and Prince Louis (4), as well as the two little ones from Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, Archie (3) and Lilibet (1).

Then Prince Louis suddenly got too loud!

  This moment will go down in history. Prince Louis sticks to the"Trooping the Colour"-Parade die Ohren zu.
This moment will go down in history. Prince Louis covers his ears at the Trooping the Color parade. © picture alliance

As the Queen celebrated her platinum anniversary at the annual Trooping the Color parade in June 2022, photographers caught a sweet moment with little Prince Louis:

He yelled and covered his ears as he stood on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch the military parade. Although it must have been difficult to get his attention, the Queen encouraged him to watch the formation of planes in the sky.

It was here that the Queen met little Archie

  The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, accompanied by their mother Doria Ragland, present their new son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor to Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, accompanied by their mother Doria Ragland, present their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor to Queen Elizabeth II and her husband at Windsor Castle. © picture alliance

Queen Elizabeth also experienced an unforgettable moment when she first met her eighth great-grandchild, little Archie . The British monarch and Prince Philip were photographed having a sweet introduction with Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's newborn son. 'The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to announce that they have christened their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor,' the announcement read on the Sussex Royals' official Instagram page.

Rare private recordings

Beautiful moments across three generations that give an idea of ​​how proud Queen Elizabeth II was of her ever-growing family during her lifetime. (lkr)

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