Toddler Jalayne Sutherland dressed up as Queen Elizabeth II and posed alongside her two corgis, Jack and Rascal, to show her support for the 96-year-old monarch ahead of her platinum anniversary
Image: Katelyn Sutherland)
An adorable toddler received a letter from Windsor Castle after dressing up as the Queen and posing with his two corgis.
Jalayne Sutherland caught royal attention after donning a double-breasted coat with matching hat, white wig and pearls.
She was photographed by her mother, Katelyn Sutherland, standing alongside her family corgis, Jack and Rascal.
Katelyn, of Ohio, America, sent the picture to the Queen on a whim – and said she didn’t expect a response, reports reported Nottinghamshire Live.
It comes ahead of the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations, which start on Thursday and end with a huge pageant where 100 ‘national treasures’ from the world of British sport, arts and television will travel through the city in buses.
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More than 10,000 people will be in the pageant spotlight, including multi-award-winning British musician Ed Sheeran.
The show will also be attended by 2,750 military personnel, more than 6,000 volunteers, performers, key workers and 2,500 members of the general public.
Mum Katelyn said: “The biggest inspiration for the outfit was the fact that our dogs are our daughter’s best friends.
“We wanted to do something where they can all be involved together. We are definitely fans of the royal family and we really admire the way the Queen lives by faith.”
Katelyn said her daughter’s costume was met with a lot of praise when she went trick-or-treating last Halloween.
She added, “Walking around on Halloween we got lots and lots of compliments, but my favorite reactions were when people bowed to her or did the royal wave and said, ‘Your Majesty!'”
The letter from the Queen’s lady-in-waiting, the Honorable Marry Morrison, read: “The Queen would like me to write to thank you for your letter and the photograph you have thoughtfully attached.
“Her Majesty thought it was kind of you to write to her and the Queen was delighted to see the photograph of your daughter Jalayne in her sumptuous outfit.
“Her Majesty wishes you all a Merry Christmas and I am including some information about the Royal Pets that Jalayne would like.”
The letter bore the insignia of Windsor Castle and was dated 9 December 2021.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/toddler-receives-cute-letter-windsor-26892495 Toddler receives a sweet letter from Windsor Castle after dressing up as the Queen