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Queen Elizabeth II rejected a magazine’s “Old Woman of the Year” award, saying that “You are as old as you feelNSs”.
The 95-year-old king refused to acknowledge “politely but firmly” and sent it for publication lizard enemy message with your “best wishes”.
Next year 2022 monarch what does he carry The longest reign in the nation He will turn 70 years on the throne.
The President of the Awards, Giles Brandreth, sent a letter to the Queen’s private secretary, Edward Young, to ask if she would accept the title of Old Woman of the Year.
In a response published in the magazine’s latest issue, her deputy private secretary, Tom Ling Baker, said: “Her Majesty the Queen believes you are as old as you feel, so the Queen does not believe you meet the relevant criteria. She is able to accept, and hopes the recipient will be found. most deserving of it.”
Brandreth described the letter as “beautiful,” saying “maybe in the future we can consult him again.”
“Sheikh of the Year” award)oldie of the year) Celebrating the accomplishments of seniors for the past 29 years, awarded to community care nurses, veteran athletes and well-known personalities such as the actress Olivia de Havilland and the artist David Hockney.
Maureen Lippmann was one of the jury members who suggested Elizabeth II as a candidate for the prize.“For his leadership during the Covid-19 epidemic“ In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of his accession to the throne, Brandreth said.
Just 10 years ago, in 2011, her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – who died on April 9 this year – received this award.
He was 90 at the time, and he said with humor, “There is nothing better for morale than to remember that years pass faster and faster and that old body parts begin to fall off.”
“But it’s good to remember her,” he added.
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