Queen Elizabeth attends infant baptisms of great-grandchildren

LONDON – Queen Elizabeth attended a private ceremony to celebrate the christening of two of her great-grandchildren on Sunday, the British news agency PA reported, four days after the 95-year-old monarch made his first public appearance since a hospital stay.

Buckingham Palace had no comment on the report.

The queen spent a night in hospital for the first time in several years last month for what the palace called “preliminary investigations” into an unspecified disorder, and doctors have advised her to cancel most engagements since then.

She withdrew from a Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 14 with a sprained back, which a palace source said was unrelated to the condition, which has required rest and was an unfortunate accident.

On November 17, she was pictured standing and smiling at her home in Windsor Castle while chatting with the Chief of Defense.

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will host General Sir Nick Carter at Windsor Castle on Wednesday. Steve Parsons / Pool via Reuters

Sunday’s private ceremony, which took place at the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park, was to celebrate two family baptisms, according to the PA report.

One was of Princess Eugenie’s baby son, daughter of the Queen’s third child, Prince Andrew. The second was of the third child, a son of Zara Tindall, daughter of the Queen’s second child Princess Anne.

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