Queen Elizabeth II’s beloved corgis, Muick and Sandy, have been in attendance at her funeral on Sept. 19. The canines have been noticed with handlers inside Windsor Castle forward of the queen’s committal service, the place she was laid to relaxation. It was a becoming tribute for the queen, who was maybe the world’s most well-known corgi-lover. She owned greater than 30 in her lifetime. Her first was Dookie, a corgi her household adopted method again in 1933.
Muick and Sandy will probably be residing with the queen’s son Prince Andrew and his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson, now that the queen has handed, in line with the BBC. On Saturday, Prince William spoke to a mourner in line to see the queen’s coffin mendacity in state concerning the corgis, and he assured her they’d be in good fingers.
“I saw them the other day, that got me quite sad,” he mentioned in a video captured by Sky News. “They are going to be looked after fine.” He added, “They are two very friendly corgis, so they’ve got a good home. They’ll be looked after very well. Spoiled rotten, I’m sure.”
According to The Telegraph, the queen determined to cease breeding corgis in recent times as a result of she was frightened about leaving them behind after she died. However, in March 2021, she welcomed two new corgis into her pack, Fergus and Muick, who is known as for Loch Muick on the queen’s property in Balmoral. Fergus reportedly died that May. The Sun reported that Prince Andrew additionally gave her a brand new pet in June 2021.
Elizabeth’s pony Emma was additionally at Windsor Castle on Monday. The queen was a terrific lover of horses, which she not solely rode, but additionally bred to compete as race horses. At her funeral, her great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte wore a horseshoe brooch as tribute to the queen’s favourite pastime.
See photographs of the corgis Sandy and Muick forward.