Queen Elizabeth II loses another longtime friend

Another sad news for Isabel II, who lost yet another longtime friend. Journalist and horse trainer Ivor Herbert He died on January 5th at the age of 96.

This is yet another blow to the British monarch, who in the space of a month has lost three close friends. In addition to Herbert, the queen took leave of two of her ladies-in-waiting, Duchess of Grafton, who died in early December, and Lady Farnham, at the end of the same month.

Ivor Herbert was a rider, but his career was cut short after suffering two neck injuries. For several years he wrote about horse racing in the British press and was a frequent guest at Balmoral Castle, the royal family’s Scottish residence, according to information released by the Daily Mail.

The British press also reported that the last goodbye to Herbert took place in a private ceremony, where only family and close friends were present.

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