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Prince William and his wife Kate lit a candle and laid daffodils to remember those who have died of coronavirus as they joined the national day of reflection.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Westminster Abbey, where they were married nearly 10 years ago, to thank those involved in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine and remember those who died.
The abbey is now a vaccine hub, a markedly different interior to their wedding day there, in April 2011.
It was also their first visit there since last year’s Commonwealth Day service, which was Prince Harry and Meghan’s last engagement as senior royals.
Kate, 39, brought daffodils to lay at the abbey, while William, 38, lit a candle as they took a moment to reflect on the past year.
They held a minute’s silence at midday in the abbey’s Shrine of St Edward the Confessor.
The royals were joined by the Dean of Westminster the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle. He then led a series of short prayers.
Kate wore a cream embroidered…