Lady Louise Windsor photographed at Church, in April 2021.

Lady Louise Windsor photographed at Church, in April 2021.Getty

The late Queen Elizabeth and her granddaughter had a very special bond.

Lady Louise Windsor, the eldest child of Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, is the granddaughter of the late Queen Elizabeth II. She was born on November 8, 2003, and reportedly had a very strong relationship with her late grandfather, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who shared a passion for carriage driving.

A royal insider told The Sun in 2019 revealed that Lady Louise was considered the Queen's favorite grandchild: “The Queen loves the fact that Louise and James relish their time at Balmoral, and she has become particularly close to Louise, who seems to have become her favourite grandchild, closely followed by James."

“Louise also endeared herself to everyone by looking after William and Kate’s children when they were up here.