Queen Elizabeth gave her grandson Prince William a thoughtful present and card 25 years ago. The card resurfaced online two months after Her Majesty's passing.
Queen Elizabeth Reportedly Gave Prince William An Advent Calendar With A Thoughtful Card
This week, the Royal Household Mail shared a snap of a card the Queen penned for Prince William over two decades ago. The handwritten letter was accompanied by an advent calendar, Hello! magazine reported.
"William, I hope you enjoy opening this each day, Granny," the Queen wrote in the letter and signed it with "From Granny."
The post received thousands of likes. One royal fan also praised their tight bond.
"Aw I have never seen this!! They had such a lovely relationship," the netizen commented.
Twitter Users Wonder Why The Card Is Not In Prince William's Possession
Meanwhile, some fans were wondering why the card ended up in an auction house and not in Prince William's possession since it was a gift from his grandmother to him.
"Why is this letter not in Williams possession?" another asked. "It was sold at auction in 2016 having been stolen by an employ of his mothers. Technically the Boston RR auction house had the utterly horrible taste to view it as an item one could auction. There's no guess to it though. Glad you find theft and profiting from it funny. Few do," another responded.
"This should be returned to Prince William, it belongs to him. A personal memory for him," a third user commented.
Prince William Thanked Queen Elizabeth For Her Kindness To His Family
Queen Elizabeth passed away on Sept. 8. The Prince of Wales penned a moving message for his late grandmother following her death.
He took to Instagram and thanked Her Majesty for her kindness to him, his wife Kate Middleton and their three children Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4.
The Duke of Cambridge pointed out Queen Elizabeth's 70-year reign. He also got candid about losing a very special person in his life.
"I, however, have lost a grandmother. And while I will grieve her loss, I also feel incredibly grateful. I have had the benefit of The Queen's wisdom and reassurance into my fifth decade," he wrote.
"My wife has had twenty years of her guidance and support. My three children have got to spend holidays with her and create memories that will last their whole lives."
He continued, "She was by y side at my happiest moments. And she was by my side during the saddest days of my life."
"I thank her for the kindness she showed my family and me. And I thank her on behalf of my generation for providing an example of service and dignity in public life that was from a different age, but always relevant to us all," he wrote.
Stay tuned for more news and updates about Prince William.