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The Royal Family Celebrates Queen Elizabeth's Birthday With Sweet Messages on Instagram

The British monarch turns 93 today.
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This morning, Queen Elizabeth turned 93. The British monarch celebrated her birthday by attending Easter church services in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle alongside several members of her family. Prince William and Kate were in attendance, as were Princess Anne and her two children, Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall and their spouses. Prince Andrew, Princess Beatrice, and Prince Edward and his family were all there as well.

But there were still a few missing faces in the crowd. While Harry walked down the hill alongside his cousins, his wife Meghan stayed home, likely as she is just days away from her due date. Prince Philip also skipped this morning's events, as did Prince Charles and Camilla, who are currently in Scotland.

But regardless of who was at the church this morning, the royal family also turned out for the Queen's big day on social media, sharing tributes to their matriarch on Instagram. See a few of the sweet posts below.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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Wishing a very happy 93rd birthday to Her Majesty The Queen! Credit: ????PA

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Will and Kate posted a simple birthday greeting for the Queen along with a picture from Trooping the Colour a few years ago.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Harry and Meghan shared a sweet slideshow of images of Queen Elizabeth along with a personal note, including a balloon emoji! The series of pictures includes a vintage snap of the British monarch as well as photos of Harry and Meghan alongside the Queen over the years.

The Royal Family

The royal family's general account, which posts photos of the work of several members of the royal family including Prince Edward and the Princess Royal shared this video of the Queen's life in honor of her birthday.

Prince Andrew

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???? Wishing Her Majesty The Queen a very Happy 93rd Birthday!? ? #HappyBirthdayHerMajesty? ? #QueensBirthday

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The Queen's son Prince Andrew shared a collage of photos of him alongside his mother over the years.

Prince Charles and Camilla

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Happy 93rd birthday to Her Majesty The Queen. #HappyBirthdayHerMajesty #QueensBirthday ???? PA & Nick Knight

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Charles and Camilla also shared a gallery of photos of the Queen this morning. While many of the Elizabeth II's relatives are celebrating alongside her at Easter services this morning. Prince Charles and Camilla are spending the holiday, as they always do, in Scotland.

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This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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