Queen Elizabeth II, 94, is the longest-reigning monarch in British history and during her nearly 70-year reign, she has adapted time and time again in order for the monarchy to survive. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Queen has kept up with engagements and audiences by using video call technology.
In their recent interview with Oprah, Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle, 39, spoke about their time as senior royals and gave the impression of a royal household that was out of touch with modern times.
One royal commentator has refuted this impression of the monarchy and claimed the Queen’s keen use of technology shows the opposite to be true.
On Friday, Buckingham Palace gave an update on how the Queen had been using video call technology to carry out important engagements during lockdown.
The tweet from the Royal Family’s official account read: “DidYouKnow over the last year The Queen has continued to hold Audiences virtually, either via telephone or video call.”
The tweet added: “This week The Queen held a telephone Audience with the newly-appointed High Commissioner to Nigeria.”
Over the past year, footage of the Queen on video calls has become a normal sight thanks to her extraordinary ability to adapt to new technology into her 90s.
Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams told Express.co.uk: “It is ironic that the impression Meghan and Harry’s interview on Oprah gave was that the Royal Family…