LONDON -- Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II spent a nighttime successful a infirmary aft being advised by her doc to rest.
The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to an unspecified infirmary for "preliminary investigations."
It said she returned to her Windsor Castle location astatine lunchtime connected Thursday, "and remains successful bully spirits."
On Wednesday, the queen canceled a scheduled travel to Northern Ireland. The palace said she had "reluctantly" accepted aesculapian proposal to remainder for a fewer days. It did not elaborate.
The queen is present astatine Windsor Castle, westbound of London, wherever she has spent overmuch of her clip since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic past year. The determination to cancel this week's travel was understood to not beryllium COVID related.
The determination came conscionable days aft Elizabeth was seen utilizing a walking instrumentality astatine a large nationalist lawsuit erstwhile attending a Westminster Abbey work marking the centenary of the Royal British Legion, an equipped forces charity.
She had antecedently been photographed utilizing a cane successful 2003, but that was aft she underwent genu surgery.
Britain's longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch, Elizabeth is owed to observe her Platinum Jubilee - 70 years connected the throne - adjacent year.
The queen, who was widowed this twelvemonth erstwhile Prince Philip died astatine property 99 successful April, inactive keeps a engaged docket of royal duties. On Tuesday, she held audiences with diplomats and hosted a reception astatine Windsor Castle for planetary concern leaders.
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