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Expression of thanks to those who sent 80th Birthday messages

Published 21 April 2006

I would like to thank the many thousands of people from this country and overseas who have sent me cards and messages on my eightieth birthday.

I have been very touched by what you have written, and would like to express my gratitude to you all for making this day such a special one for me.

Please send your message of condolence using this form

A selection of messages will be passed onto members of the Royal Family, and may be held in the Royal Archives for posterity.