Mike Tindall's tribute to the Queen, shared via his Instagram account, is an artist's rendition of one of the Queen's beloved corgis. The dog is seen next to a crown, with its head bowed and tears falling from its eyes.
- Mike Tindall's tribute to the Queen is drawn by British artist Danielle D.
- It's the second tribute Mike has shared in honor of the late Queen.
- In other royal news, The significance of Queen Elizabeth II's floral wreath and its sweet link to Prince Philip.
Since the sad announcement from Buckingham Palace, that Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle, solemn tributes have been shared by countless people across the globe. Needless to say, those closest to the late monarch, the Royal Family, are communicating their personal grief with the world.
Mike Tindall, who's married to the late Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall, took the opportunity to remember his grandmother-in-law by sharing an adorable drawing of a corgi.
The drawing has gone viral and the artist behind it, Danielle D (opens in new tab), said in an Instagram post that many have reached out looking to purchase prints. However, after the mourning period has ended, she intends to sell the original piece with the proceeds going to the Dogs Trust - a charity of which the Queen was a patron.
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This isn't the first time he's posted about the Queen's passing and previously, he shared a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II's image, projected onto the side of the Sydney Opera House.
Mike often spoke openly about his deep affection for the Queen, with whom he shared a close bond. He also spoke openly about one of the most admired qualities she's said to have had - a sense of humor.
Following her starring role alongside Paddington Bear in a specially made video short celebrating the Platinum Jubilee Mike said, "I think she's officially now a qualified actor." Speaking on his podcast, The Good, The Bad and The Rugby, he said her performance was 'bang on,' adding, "I've always said she was funny but she nailed it."
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