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Her appearance at the Easter Service will be young Charlotte's second public appearance in three weeks after winning the hearts of royal fans at a memorial service dedicated to her late great-grandfather, Prince Philip.

Due to the restraints of the pandemic, Prince George, eight, Princess Charlotte, six, and Prince Louis, three, have been unable to attend royal events, like services at St George's Chapel.

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The Queen's great-grandchildren were not joined by the monarch herself, who pulled out of the Easter Sunday service on Thursday.

She had previously cancelled her scheduled appearance at Thursday's Maundy Service, which was led by Prince Charles at the monarch's request.

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The Princess was seen wearing a floral spring dress with a neat navy cardigan as she walked towards the service.

Elder brother George emulated his father by wearing a navy suit.

The Duchess of Cambridge matched the colours of her daughter by wearing a pastel blue coat with a darker shaded hat.

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The Queen, who has been experiencing mobility issues, is not attending the service, which is a staple in the royal calendar.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, who represented the Queen at Thursday's Royal Maundy service at the same chapel, are also not attending the Easter Sunday service.

The Queen was present at a recent service at Westminster Abbey commemorating the life of the Duke of Edinburgh with senior royals and a congregation of hundreds, and has been carrying out virtual events and her other duties as head of state.

The 95-year-old, who turns 96 on Thursday, reached her Platinum Jubilee in February and overcame a bout of Covid after testing positive that month.

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