Despite their closeness, the royal couple won’t ever be seen holding hands in public due to the “stoic values” of their generation, according to royal biographer Gyles Brandreth.
The Queen and Philip, who has said that the secret to their 72-year marriage is the fact that he makes her laugh, rang in the royal’s 99th birthday on Wednesday with a low-key lunch at Windsor Castle, where they have been in isolation since March.
Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Sign up for our free Royals newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more!
The royal family has been staying in touch via FaceTime — just like families all over the world.
“We’ve been talking to all the family online. And it’s been a really good way of keeping in touch and seeing each other,” Prince William said.
Source: Read Full Article