How Queen Elizabeth and King Willem Alexander try ‘just to do normal’ in pictures

How Queen Elizabeth and King Willem Alexander try ‘just to do normal’ in pictures

In a rare moment of affection caught on camera, Queen Elizabeth II can be spotted with her arm around her young grandson while smiling for the camera, dressed in a pastel blue ensemble with a matching hat and shoes. The pair posed in from of the congregation, although Prince William looks ready to start playing again! Photo: © Getty Images
In a rare moment of affection caught on camera, Queen Elizabeth II can be spotted with her arm around her young grandson while smiling for the camera, dressed in a pastel blue ensemble with a matching hat and shoes. The pair posed in from of the congregation, although Prince William looks ready to start playing again! Photo: © Getty Images
People took to social media to talk about how much Charlotte looks like Queen Elizabeth [Getty]
People took to social media to talk about how much Charlotte looks like Queen Elizabeth [Getty]
by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), cibachrome print, 15 December 1948
by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), cibachrome print, 15 December 1948
Investiture of Prince Charles at Caernarvon Castle with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip July 1969
B4460J Investiture of Prince Charles at Caernarvon Castle with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip July 1969
20 Jun 1969, Windsor, England, UK --- Prince Charles and his mother, Queen Elizabeth II of England is shown here on the grounds of the family home at Windsor. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
20 Jun 1969, Windsor, England, UK — Prince Charles and his mother, Queen Elizabeth II of England is shown here on the grounds of the family home at Windsor. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
[Queen Elizabeth II, right, shown playing with her two children, Prince Charles, left, and Princess Anne, climbing, at Balmoral Castle the Royal Residence on the River Dee, May 1, 1952, West Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (AP Photo)] *** []
[Queen Elizabeth II, right, shown playing with her two children, Prince Charles, left, and Princess Anne, climbing, at Balmoral Castle the Royal Residence on the River Dee, May 1, 1952, West Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (AP Photo)] *** []
by John Swannell,photograph,2000
by John Swannell,photograph,2000
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, with Prince Charles and his wife with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall walk in the parade ring on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting in Ascot, England, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, with Prince Charles and his wife with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall walk in the parade ring on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting in Ascot, England, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
09 Apr 2005, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK --- Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and his new bride Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, with their families. From left to right, back row: Prince Harry, Prince William, Tom and Laura Parker-Bowles, front row: Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II and Camilla's father Major Bruce Shand, in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle. --- Image by © Pool Photograph/Corbis
09 Apr 2005, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK — Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and his new bride Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, with their families. From left to right, back row: Prince Harry, Prince William, Tom and Laura Parker-Bowles, front row: Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II and Camilla’s father Major Bruce Shand, in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle. — Image by © Pool Photograph/Corbis
BRAEMAR, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 02: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales laugh as they watch competitors during the Braemar Gathering at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 2, 2006 in Braemar, Scotland. Large crowds attend each year to acclaim their monarch and Chieftain of the Braemar Gathering. There have been gatherings of one sort or another at Bremar for the last nine hundred years. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
BRAEMAR, UNITED KINGDOM – SEPTEMBER 02: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales laugh as they watch competitors during the Braemar Gathering at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 2, 2006 in Braemar, Scotland. Large crowds attend each year to acclaim their monarch and Chieftain of the Braemar Gathering. There have been gatherings of one sort or another at Bremar for the last nine hundred years. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
POSADO DE LA PRINCESA ISABEL II DE EDIMBURGO , SU MARIDO FELIPE DE INGLATERRA ( DUQUE DE EDIMBURGO ) JUNTOS A SUS HIJOS EL PRINCIPE CARLOS Y LA PRINCESA ANA EN UN PARQUE DE LONDRES AP Photo / © RADIALPRESS 01/08/1951 LONDRES *** Local Caption *** Britain's Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne on the lawn at Clarence House, London, Aug. 8, 1951. (AP Photo)
POSADO DE LA PRINCESA ISABEL II DE EDIMBURGO , SU MARIDO FELIPE DE INGLATERRA ( DUQUE DE EDIMBURGO ) JUNTOS A SUS HIJOS EL PRINCIPE CARLOS Y LA PRINCESA ANA EN UN PARQUE DE LONDRES
AP Photo / © RADIALPRESS
01/08/1951
LONDRES *** Local Caption *** Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne on the lawn at Clarence House, London, Aug. 8, 1951. (AP Photo)
by Cecil Beaton, vintage bromide print, December 1948
by Cecil Beaton, vintage bromide print, December 1948
by Marcus Adams, bromide print, 1949
by Marcus Adams, bromide print, 1949
EMBARGOED TO 2200 GMT SATURDAY DECEMBER 17, 2016. NEWS EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO SALES, NO COMMERCIAL USE, NO BOOKS OR MERCHANDISING. NO MANIPULATION, OTHER THAN CROPPING. NOT FOR USE AFTER SUNDAY DECEMBER 25, 2016. This photograph, which was taken in May 2016 by Nick Knight in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, prior to the final night of The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations at the Royal Windsor Horse Pageant, is being released by Clarence House to mark the end of the year of celebrations for The Queen's 90th birthday. PHOTO CREDIT MUST READ: ©2016 Nick Knight. For use outside the restrictions please contact Clarence House Press Office in 020 7930 4832. PRESS ASSOCIATION. Issue date: Sunday December 18, 2016. See PA story ROYAL Photo. PHOTO CREDIT MUST READ: ©2016 Nick Knight.
EMBARGOED TO 2200 GMT SATURDAY DECEMBER 17, 2016.
NEWS EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO SALES, NO COMMERCIAL USE, NO BOOKS OR MERCHANDISING. NO MANIPULATION, OTHER THAN CROPPING. NOT FOR USE AFTER SUNDAY DECEMBER 25, 2016.
This photograph, which was taken in May 2016 by Nick Knight in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, prior to the final night of The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations at the Royal Windsor Horse Pageant, is being released by Clarence House to mark the end of the year of celebrations for The Queen’s 90th birthday. PHOTO CREDIT MUST READ: ©2016 Nick Knight. For use outside the restrictions please contact Clarence House Press Office in 020 7930 4832. PRESS ASSOCIATION. Issue date: Sunday December 18, 2016. See PA story ROYAL Photo. PHOTO CREDIT MUST READ: ©2016 Nick Knight.

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