On Sunday 14 March, Members of the British Royal Family marked Mother’s Day, also known as Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom, with social media posts. Lets take a look at what they shared.
Mothering Sunday is a day honouring mothers and mother churches, celebrated in the United Kingdom and Ireland, on the fourth Sunday in Lent since the Middle Ages.Embed from Getty Images
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh with their children: Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Prince Charles and Prince Andrew.Embed from Getty Images
The Royal Family in the grounds of Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire. Left to right: Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles.Embed from Getty Images
Diana, Princess of Wales with her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, at the piano in Kensington Palace.
Queen Elizabeth II
The Royal Family’s instagram page shared a picture of Queen Elizabeth II with her mother, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother with the message:
“To all Mums everywhere, we wish you a very special Mother’s Day.”Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
- VINTAGE PHOTOS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER.
- PRINCESS MARGARET, COUNTESS OF SNOWDON.
- BRITISH ROYALS AT THE FUNERAL OF THE COUNTESS MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA.
The Queen Mother pictured when she was HRH, the Duchess of York with her daughter Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), June 1927.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
Clarence House, the official social media of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall shared two images:
- The Duke of Rothesay (as The Princes of Wales is known while in Scotland) at the Braemar Highland Games with his mother, Her Majesty The Queen, in 2010.
- The Duchess of Cornwall at home with her mother, The Honourable Rosalind Shand (1921-1994) in 1990.
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“Wishing everyone a happy Mothering Sunday 🌸”The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
British army officer Major Bruce Shand (1917-2006) of the 12th Royal Lancers, marries Rosalind Cubitt, daughter of Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe, at St Paul’s Church in Knightsbridge, London, 2nd January 1946. The couple are the parents of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Kensington Palace shared sweet cards made by Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis to remember their granny Princess Diana of Wales (1961-1997).
“This year Mother’s Day will be different once again.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Many of us will be apart from our loved ones, but looking forward to a time in the not too distant future when we can give our mother a hug again.
But for those experiencing bereavement, today may be particularly challenging.
Each year on Mother’s Day, George, Charlotte and Louis make cards remembering their Granny, Diana, for William.
Whatever your circumstances, we are thinking of you this Mother’s Day 💐”
“Papa is missing you”Princess Charlotte of Cambrigde to Princess Diana of Wales
Cambridge’s children also baked a cake for their mother, The Duchess of Cambridge. The kids decorated it with hearts.
Finally, Kensington Palace posted a photo of The Duchess of Cambridge with her mother Carole Middleton.
“Celebrating two other special mothers today ❤️The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
🎂 made by George, Charlotte and Louis”
Celebrating two other special mothers today ❤️— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) March 14, 2021
🎂 made by George, Charlotte and Louis pic.twitter.com/r6SiqW0FPr
Princess Eugenie, Mrs Jack Brooksbank
Princess Eugenie, Mr Jack Brooksbank posted a new photo of her baby boy, August Philip Hawke. Eugenie wrote the message:
“I’m so excited to be August’s mum and as you can see I’m enjoying my first Mother’s Day. Princess Eugenie
I’m also celebrating my beautiful Mumma with this picture of us from March 1990. You’ve taught me so much.
Happy Mother’s Day to all 💐”
The Princess also shared an old photo with her mother, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York as they leave the Portland Hospital in March 1990.Embed from Getty Images
Sarah, Duchess of York holding her baby daughter, Princess Eugenie.Embed from Getty Images
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York
On Mother’s Day, The Duchess of York remembered her mother Susan Barrantes (née Wright, previoulsy Ferguson). The Duchess’ mother was killed in a road accident in 1998 in Argentina.
To my Mum, you are with me everyday and you would be so proud of your Great Grandson August. Thank you for all you taught me and the joy you showed meSarah, Duchess of York
- LADY SARAH CHATTO AND QUEEN ELIZABETH AT CHURCH.
- QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE ARMSTRONG JONES AT CHURCH.
- HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH AND BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY MEMBERS AT CHURCH SERVICE.
- ANNE, THE PRINCESS ROYAL.
- GEORGE, LOUIS AND CHARLOTTE MET SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH.