Prince William and Kate Middleton paid tribute to those who lost their lives during the Nation’s Reflection Day during the pandemic.
Today (Tuesday March 23rd) it has been a year since the government put in place the first national lockdown when COVID-19 began to sweep the UK.
And the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge paid their respects to the victims of the virus with a minute’s silence.
Prince William and Kate Middleton return to Westminster Abbey
The royal couple revisited their wedding venue, Westminster Abbey, on Tuesday. And at noon they were silent for a minute in the sanctuary of the holy Confessor Edward.
With them was the Dean of Westminster, Dr. David Hoyle, who stood in silence before saying prayers.
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Prince William also lit a commemorative candle at the sanctuary’s altar, where he and Kate signed their marriage register during their 2011 ceremony.
Meanwhile, Kate placed daffodils next to Will’s candle.
The Cambridges were at Westminster Abbey to tour the vaccination center run by Chelsea and the NHS Foundation Trust of Westminster Hospital.
There they also thanked the staff and volunteers.
Reports follow that the Queen has given William a new job and title for 2021.
The Duke of Cambridge’s new job
On Monday, March 22nd, Cambridge’s Twitter account announced that the monarch had appointed her grandson, Lord High Commissioner, to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is a weeklong event dating back to the 16th century.
The congregation is the governing body of the Church of Scotland. The Lord High Commissioner is Her Majesty’s representative at the event.
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They also stated that the Queen had named Prince William for the role in 2020 before organizers had to cancel the general assembly because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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