Royal news: Who is the most hardworking member of the Royal Family? – Poll | Royal | News (Reports)


The traditional busy royal calendar has been torn-apart ever since lockdown measures were first introduced in March across the UK. However, according to analysis of the Royal Circular, each leading figure of the Royal Family has managed to conduct several engagements since the start of the health crisis.

The Queen, Prince Charles, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge, Princes Anne, the Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex, have all managed to complete at least 30 engagements using a variety of innovative ways – including by embracing video zoom calls.

The Queen is the longest reigning monarch in British history, with 68 years on the throne.

The 94-year-old has continued to carry out her duties during these unprecedented times, which has included a moral boosting television address the nation at the height of the pandemic.

Her Majesty has also held a telephone call every Wednesday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Last month at Windsor Castle, the Queen conducted her first official engagement since March, when she awarded a knighthood to Captain Tom Moore, after the war hero raised more than £30million for the NHS.

Prince Charles 71, who recovered from coronavirus in April, has not let the health scare slow him down and has completed more engagements than any other member.

The heir to the throne has completed 69 engagements since March 23 – despite having to self-isolate for two weeks.

Charles has steadily increased his workload over the years, following the retirement of his father Prince Philip in 2017.

His younger sister Princess Anne is widely regarded as one of the hardest working members and annually carries out more than 500 engagements.

Since lockdown, a study by of the Royal Circular, showed the Princess Royal has worked 50 days and completed 47 engagements.

Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, have also managed to fit in royal duties along with home-schooling their three children in Norfolk.

The royal couple helped to open new hospitals, hold video calls with NHS staff on the frontline and complete charitable causes as part of their Royal Foundation.

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The wife of Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, also joined the Queen at her Balmoral summer home in Scotland.

Before the summer getaway north of the border, Sophie completed 36 royal engagements since March.

This is just one ahead of Edward and four above Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall on 31 respectively.


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