Queen Elizabeth has proved herself to be the best reigning monarch of England. She was truly loyal towards her serving her country and towards her duties.
Her Majesty served almost all her life. And now, it seems she is a little tired now.
Queen Elizabeth has held her title for 66 years, making her the longest reigning monarch in the British history. And it’s been a busy year for Queen Elizabeth.
Her schedule is pretty tight.
Her Majesty has attended hundreds of public events and had emergency surgery on her eye this year. And now some reports are offering odds of just 2/1 that the Queen will step down from the throne to make way for her first born, Prince Charles.
It comes amid continuing speculation she is looking to scale back her duties to spend more time with her blossoming family.
A royal source told The Royal UK:-
“The Royal family is continuing to grow. And with another great-grandchild on the way, many are suggesting that the Queen might abdicate during 2019”.
To abdicate would mean that she would willingly step down from her position as head of the state and the throne. And it would be passed down the line of succession, starting with the Prince of Wales.
But while Her Majesty can abdicate at any time, it’s likely that she won’t.
Even before she became Queen in 1952, she had revealed her intent to spend her life serving the Commonwealth.
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In a speech given on her 21st birthday, she said: “I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong”.
Those close to the monarch, however, say she would never consider giving up the throne. Instead, at 92 years old, she is slowly cutting back on her royal duties and allowing her successors to ramp up their work.