Sophie Wessex is the Queen’s ‘favourite’ daughter-in-law and is trusted in methods the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge aren’t, a royal insider has claimed.
‘She is trusted and relied on by the Queen in a way I couldn’t say applied to the Duchess of Cambridge or the Duchess of Cornwall. She is like another daughter to Her Majesty, they are that close,’ a senior royal aide advised The Solar.
It’s typically Sophie who’s picked to journey with the Queen when she is attending church providers at both Sandringham or Balmoral.
The Queen has singled out Sophie Wessex as her ‘favorite’ daughter-in-law, due to her calming presence, a royal supply has claimed. Pictured: The monarch with Prince Edward’s spouse at Royal Ascot in June 2019
Prince Edward’s spouse, 54, wins the coveted spot because the monarch ‘finds her presence soothing’ and likes to be ‘completely calm before church’.
‘Who gets the backseat is also one of those quirky royal ways that signals who is in favour – for example Princess Anne may be staying at the same time, but how often do you see her in the Rolls?’, the insider stated.
It’s believed that the mother-of-two is now seen by the Queen because the Royal Household’s most secure pair of palms, as a result of her marriage to Prince Edward has lasted, whereas Charles, Anne and Andrew have all been divorced.
The Queen and Sophie’s shut bond is claimed to be right down to their comparable pursuits, with the pair typically spending Saturday or Sunday evenings collectively at Windsor, watching outdated struggle movies and historic documentaries.
The Duchess of Cambridge displaying her Again to Nature backyard to the Queen at RHS Chelsea Flower Present in Could 2019
The Queen and the Duchess of Cornwall through the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering on the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park, Braemar, earlier this month
Sophie, who was introduced up in Kent by a tyre firm government father and a secretary mom, is even thought to have satisfied the Queen to observe The Crown – suggesting she may benefit from the Netflix collection which relies on her reign.
The shut relationship is a far cry from the turmoil that adopted the countess early on in her marriage, when she was nonetheless operating her personal public relations consultancy.
A ‘royals for rent’ storm was sparked after she posed beside a Rover 75 on the Frankfurt Motor Present, having secured a £250,000 contract to publicise it.
Sophie Wessex, 54, who’s married to the Queen’s youngest son, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, 55, lives at Bagshot Park in Surrey, with their two youngsters James, Viscount Severn, 11, and Woman Louise Windsor, 15. She is seen at Wimbledon in July
Sophie Wessex and Prince Edward, seen in July, dwell their lives largely out of the highlight, and selected to not fashion their youngsters as prince and princesses
However Sophie’s willpower noticed her tackle full-time royal duties, and embrace rural pursuits beloved by the royals, corresponding to using, fishing, capturing sport and carriage driving.
Final month it was revealed that the Queen had ‘earmarked’ Sophie to be a ‘secret ally’ to the Duchess of Sussex.
Sophie, who’s married to the Queen’s youngest son Earl of Wessex, 55, lives at Bagshot Park in Surrey, with their two youngsters James, Viscount Severn, 11, and Woman Louise Windsor, 15.
Final month it was revealed that the Queen had ‘earmarked’ Sophie to be a ‘secret ally’ to the Duchess of Sussex, after spending time at Royal Ascot collectively final 12 months, pictured
Chatting with Grazia, a supply stated: ‘The Queen likes the concept of Sophie being an unofficial mentor to Meghan.
‘Sophie is commonly at Windsor taking the children using on the Queen’s horses and taking part in on the citadel. It is a quiet life-style, very a lot the type Harry and Meghan need for his or her toddler.’
Based on the journal, the 2 Duchesses get on notably effectively, after spending time at Royal Ascot collectively final 12 months.
The match is claimed to be a very supreme, as each ladies come from having profitable careers, and are eager to boost their youngsters non-public lives with a plethora of out of doors actions.