Her Majesty the Queen has already begun to lay out plans for the future of her family to make the ‘smoothest royal transition’ in more than a century, according to the royal biographer
The queen is known for her quick wit and unwavering commitment to her royal duties – but also for the way she supported and mentored family members in their roles.
Over the years, the monarch has gained a reputation as one of the best-prepared personalities who has already outlined iron plans to ensure that the future of the royal family is secure and in safe hands.
These guidelines are in force so that when Her Majesty is no longer with us, the transition from her reign to Prince Charles will be as easy as possible.
Royal podcast The Mirrora, Under Save the Queenhe spoke with biographer, Andrew Morton, about his 25th book ‘The Queen’ and described in detail what the 96-year-old monarch planned when he entered the final years of his historical reign.
Morton explained how he believed The queen “arranges” all disbanded families in their last years to make the huge move as easy as possible.
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The Queen’s platinum jubilee was used as an opportunity to clearly show who will and who will not play a key role in the royal family in the years to come.
Whether older members of the royal family took part in the Trooping the Color parade or an unmistakable message sent when Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George joined the queen on the balcony at the end of the jubilee, the monarch’s plan to show the royal family’s stability was revealed.
This plan for the future is something that royal author Andrew Morton explained to The Mirror podcast, Under Save the Queen.
He said: “The queen is a very tidy person and even as a girl she kept her shoes properly and woke up at night and made sure that everything was tidy, so that there is tidiness in her character.
“And you can see that a lot of tidying up is happening in the minute before the end of the rule.
“The biggest problem that needed to be solved was Camilla and how it will be mentioned in the future.
“The queen was gradually buying [Camilla’s] status ever higher. A few years ago, she put it in the Privy Council so she could be there when the succession was announced.
“Then she became a member of the Garter Order and eventually said she would love for Camilla to be called the Queen of Wives.
“It kind of ended the debate, because when Prince Charles first married Camille, the music was that she would never be called a queen, and in a few years they withdrew very quickly.”
Earlier this year, an unprecedented statement was issued to coincide with Queen’s Day of Membership on February 6, which read: “I want to express my gratitude to you all for your support. I remain eternally grateful and humble for the loyalty and affection you continue to give me.
“And when, in full time, my son Charles become king, I know you will give him and his wife Camilla the same support you gave me; and it is my sincere wish that, when that time comes, Camilla will be known as the Queen of Wives as she continues her loyal service. ”
Elsewhere in the interview, Mr. Morton explained that the transition between the Queen and Prince Charles will be one of the easiest in history.
The author said: “This will be the smoothest transition in history, certainly at least since Queen Victoria and Edward VII.
“The Queen has asked Prince Charles to be head of the Commonwealth, there have been knightly vocations for those involved in the transition, there is a book on what to do when she dies and continues.”
The Queen has been preparing for the future for many years and training her heirs. She called gloriously Prince William to Windsor Castle for regular classes while studying at Eton College.
Royal expert Robert Lacey explained earlier PEOPLE : “There has always been a special closeness between William and the Queen, and she was particularly interested in him.
“When William became a teenager, she would have him in Windsor Castle and open state boxes and guide him through the papers. It was William’s constitutional education. “