Royal Family taking turns at Queens bedside and following laid-out plan

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The Royal Family will likely be "taking turns" at the Queen's bedside and following a "well laid-out plan", according to a royal expert.

Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince William, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Sophie Wessex and Prince Harry are all heading or have arrived at Balmoral today (September 8) after Buckingham Palace released an update regarding the 96-year-old monarch's health.

It read: "Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen's doctors are concerned for Her Majesty's health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision. The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral."

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According to royal blogger Gertrude Daly, the royals "must be feeling the same way all of us are".

"We've had years to prepare for this, but I don't think anyone is really emotionally ready for the Queen's death," she told the Daily Star.

"I think there must be a lot of grief and sadness in the Royal Family.

"The Queen has been a constant in all of our lives, especially in the Royal Family's and it seems hard to fathom a world where she is not in it."

Gertrude said that some of the family will likely be "taking turns sitting at her bedside", while others "are elsewhere in the house sitting around telling stories" about her.

She noted that this was the first time they have all been together "for a very long time" and hoped that "they can put aside their issue" for the next few days.

Regarding what happens next, the royal blogger went on: "There is a well laid-out plan for what happens when the Queen dies. And it includes variations for if the Queen dies at various royal residences.

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"So, much of the planning has already been done and can be handled by staff and the Government to allow the Royal Family to grieve."

Notably, Kate Middleton has stayed in Windsor to be with George, Charlotte and Louis, who have just started at a new school.

Gertrude thinks this may change. She said: "I would think there is a good chance Kate and the kids might go up to Balmoral over the weekend if the Queen is hanging on."


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