You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

How the Queen Is Handling a 'Somber' Birthday After Prince Philip's Death

Royal expert Katie Nicholls tells ET that Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday on Wednesday was a private, ‘somber’ affair. Following the death of husband Prince Philip, it was the first time in 73 years that the Queen didn’t have the Duke of Edinburgh by her side. In addition, Buckingham Palace opted not to release their traditional portrait of the Queen on her birthday. While Prince Harry returned to the U.S. on Tuesday, Nicholls believes he most likely made an effort to speak with his grandmother before leaving.

UP NEXT

UP NEXT

More From ETonline

More From ETonline

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon