Royals

Never before seen footage of the Queen and baby Charles playing

Adorable footage released for UK Mother's Day of the Queen playing with the little prince.

With a rare glimpse into the private lives of the Royal family, unseen footage has been released of the Queen playing with her little prince in time for Mother’s Day in the U.K.

The footage was taken in their home in 1949 when the Prince was just one year old and beginning to toddle on wobbly, chubby legs.

The clip shows Princess Elizabeth, aged 23, delighting in her young son as she encouraged him to walk to her by shaking a tray of blocks to entice him.

Later the pair played together, giggling and tickling on the royal couch.

Clarence House tweeted the touching 50 second film which was made by the Monarch herself and entitled Prince Charles at Home. It was shown before in part as part of the Christmas Day broadcast in 2008, but it is understood to be part of the Royal family’s personal archive.

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