The Queen chooses purple for church outing

The Queen has been seen attending church in Norfolk after recovering from illness.

Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend a church service at Flitcham church in the village of Flitcham in Norfolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 15, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Queen. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Her Majesty was confined indoors over the Christmas and New Year period due to a ‘heavy cold’ while staying at her Sandringham estate.

She stepped out in a purple outfit to attend a Sunday morning service at Flitcham Church in the rain today.

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Also seen among the royal party was the monarch’s nephew the second Earl of Snowdon, David Armstrong-Jones, whose father Lord Snowdon passed away earlier in the week. The first earl was married to Princess Margaret until they divorced in 1978.

Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend a church service at Flitcham church in the village of Flitcham in Norfolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 15, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Queen. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
The Second Earl of Snowdon arrives to attend a church service at Flitcham church in the village of Flitcham in Norfolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 15, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Queen. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend a church service at Flitcham church in the village of Flitcham in Norfolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 15, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Queen. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
The Second Earl of Snowdon arrives to attend a church service at Flitcham church in the village of Flitcham in Norfolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 15, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Queen. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire