Why Did the Palace Initially Keep the Queen’s Hospital Stay a Secret?

When Buckingham Palace announced last Wednesday that Queen Elizabeth would forgo a trip to Northern Ireland due to medical advice, it wasn’t necessarily a cause for alarm. She had hosted world leaders for a Windsor Castle reception Tuesday night and was even spotted in a car with her dogs soon after the announcement was made. It wasn’t until the next day, when the Sun broke the news that the Queen had spent Wednesday night at the King Edward VIII hospital in London, that a bit of panic set in for royal watchers around the world. In a statement Thursday night,… Read Full Article