Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2021, just two months before her 100th birthday. However, before Prince Philip’s “peaceful” passing, there are plenty of dramas coming out of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interviews with Oprah Winfrey.
Although Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle left the royal family in January 2020, they made it clear during their Oprah Winfrey interview that they did not want to leave but were out of options. But now, Prince Harry’s grandfather Prince Philip has passed away, so we can see the Duke and Duchess of Sussex returning for Prince Philip’s funeral. Let’s see the details.
UPDATE: In line with his wishes, Prince Philip will not receive a state funeral and his body will not be lay-in-state. Instead, the Duke will lie in Windsor Castle until his funeral at St. George’s Chapel. Due to the epidemic, the public has “requested to be repented” for not being present. pic.twitter.com/gq2Ah1B2mz
– Omid Scobie (@scobie) 9 April 2021
Prince Philip’s funeral
According to Harper’s Bazaar, The funeral of the late prince will take place on Saturday afternoon at 3 pm GMT (11 pm ET). The publication said that it “coincides with a national minute of silence” and that due to UK government guidelines, only long-serving staff members including family members, children, grandchildren and Prince Philip’s private secretary will participate .
Royal reporter Omid Scoby tweeted: “In line with his wishes, Prince Philip will not receive a state funeral and his body will not be lay-in-state. . “Prince Philip’s coffin will be kept in the Queen’s private chapel at Windsor Castle until transported to Land Rover, which the Duke of Edinburgh helped design, followed by members of the British family who will follow the coffin to St. George’s Chapel.
Prince Harry hopes to make his way to Windsor Castle to pay his respects with his grandfather, Peter Phillips, Zara Tyndall, Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise Windsor, and Viscount . According to Sky News, serious.
Sky News noted, other members of the royal family who are most likely to make the smallest appearance include Prince Philip’s children (Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward) and their husbands. In addition, a spokesperson for Downing Street said that there may be room for another royal member:
“The Prime Minister wants to act according to what is best for the royal household, and therefore will not be able to attend the funeral on Saturday.”
Elle Reported that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s charity Archwell posted a message saying: “Thank you for your service… You will be missed”, but Prince Harry seems to have been the only Sussex to attend Prince Philip’s funeral. And, that’s not what you think, Sky News reported that pregnant Meghan Markle actually has to stay behind due to “medical advice”.
Let’s not forget that Prince Harry lives in America and is far away from his grandfather, and since its epidemic some protocols would definitely need to be followed.
Per Elle, The UK is hoping to reopen international travel by 17 May, and currently, UK residents are required to fill out a permission form to fill out the travel form with a valid reason. The form includes the following:
“All arrivals will be required to take a coronavirus (COVID-19) test on day 2 and day 8 of quarantine. Arrivals must book a travel test package, ”as well as use a guidance package to access the passenger package.
Brother back together?
The last time we saw Prince Harry talking about his family was when he sat near Meghan Markle and told Oprah Winfrey that her brother Prince William and her father Prince Charles were allegedly “within the system” Are “trapped”, and they have not done that for a long time saw their brother.
According to the new York TimesPenny Junor, a royal historian, claimed: “Harry would come home, and a meeting between the brothers and, perhaps with luck, a reconciliation on his dead grandfather could be a possibility.”
However, Penny Junor also explained: “It is going to go one way or the other. . . War is going on within the family, and is being played in public. It is everything the family does not want. “
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