Julie continued: “The Queen does not like royal members to attract attention. So with Sophie, she saw she’s definitely not attracting as much attention as other members of the Royal Family and I think the Queen really liked that.”
Over the years, Sophie and Prince Edward’s roles in the Royal Family seem to have increased.
“In the year following the death of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, in March 2002, the amount of royal duties taken on by the Wessexes almost doubled,” the narrator explained.
“Their royal commitments have increased over the last two decades.”