Camilla has been performing duties as Queen Consort despite suffering intense pain from broken toe

Camilla, Queen Consort has been accompanying King Charles, requiring her to be on her feet for long durations following the Queen's death

Camilla has been performing duties as Queen Consort despite suffering intense pain from broken toe
King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort leave Westminster Hall after the ceremonial procession of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II (Frank Augstein - WPA Pool/Getty Ima
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Queen Consort Camilla has reportedly been carrying out her new duties while suffering from intense pain due to a broken toe.  Her obligations certainly have not made it easier for her as they required her to be on her feet for long durations throughout the week. 

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As per reports from The Daily Telegraph, Camilla suffered the injury just prior to the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Despite her agony, she has been "getting on" with her royal duties and supporting the king during this period of grief and mourning. "It is unfortunate timing to say the least but she’s been an absolute trouper," added the source.

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King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort take part in an address in Westminster Hall on September 12, 2022 in London, England. The Lord Speaker and the Speaker of the House of Commons presented an Address to His Majesty on behalf of their respective House in Westminster Hall following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The King replied to the Addresses. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.
King Charles and Camilla, Queen Consort take part in an address in Westminster Hall (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

She had joined King Charles on Friday, September 9, outside Buckingham Palace for his first address to the nation as King a day after Queen Elizabeth's death. Her physical toil continued the following day when she was required to stand at the Accession Council in London as Charles was declared King. This ceremony went on for an hour. They also attended the service and vigil at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.

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Britain's King Charles III and Britain's Camilla, Queen Consort leave following the presentation of Addresses by both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall, inside the Palace of Westminster on September 12, 2022 in London, England. The Lord Speaker and the Speaker of the House of Commons presented an Address to His Majesty on behalf of their respective House in Westminster Hall following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  The King replied to the Addresses. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.
King Charles and Camilla, Queen Consort leave following the presentation of Addresses by both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall (Henry Nicholls-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

On Tuesday, Sept 13, the couple greeted crowds of mourners in Northern Ireland, after which they returned to London. After the Queen's coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace the same evening, a ceremonial procession was scheduled for the next day. So, on Wednesday, September 14, Camilla, accompanied by Kate, Meghan and Sophie were driven to Westminster Hall in a cortege. The Queen will lie-in-state there until her funeral on Monday, September 19.

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According to the source, a spokesperson for the King reportedly refused to elaborate on Camilla's physical condition, adding, "Medical matters are private." Nevertheless, the King and the Queen Consort retreated to the countryside after the ceremony at Westminster, taking a break from the grueling week that went by and preparing for the upcoming days. While Charles went to Highgrove, his home in Gloucestershire, Camilla spent the day resting at Raymill in Wiltshire. 

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King Charles III, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Camilla, Queen Consort, Sir Timothy Laurence, Mr Peter Phillips, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Princess Beatrice and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent are seen inside the Palace of Westminster for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on September 14, 2022 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is taken in procession on a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall where she will lay in state until the early morning of her funeral. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.
Camilla, Queen Consort spent a lot of time on her feet at the Palace of Westminster for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The upcoming days will be similarly strenuous for the 75-year-old Queen Consort. On Friday, September 16, she will accompany the King to Cardiff where they will attend a service at Llandaff Cathedral and receive condolences from the Welsh Senedd. Then they will mark their attendance at a reception hosted by the Welsh Government. 

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Despite her broken toe, Camilla has not worn any special comfort shoes or taken the support of crutches anywhere in public. During the procession for the Queen's lying-in-state on Wednesday, she wore black leather court shoes with wide heels of medium height. 

(L-R) Camilla, Queen Consort and Catherine, Princess of Wales, depart Buckingham Palace as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown is pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall on September 14, 2022 in London, United Kingdom. Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is taken in procession on a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall where she will lay in state until the early morning of her funeral. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.
(L-R) Camilla, Queen Consort and Catherine, Princess of Wales, depart Buckingham Palace as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown is pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall on September 14, 2022 in London, United Kingdom (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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