Prince William and Prince Harry reunited as soon as once more on Wednesday, because the brothers joined their father, King Charles III, in a processional following Queen’s Elizabeth II’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster.
The solemn sight was a reminder of when the brothers walked behind the coffin of their mom, Princess Diana, 25 years in the past. William was 15 on the time, and Harry was 12.
The 2 brothers walked facet by facet on the funeral. At their grandfather, Prince Philip’s funeral, the brothers have been separated by their cousin, Peter Phillips, when strolling behind the coffin.
The stroll on Wednesday additionally included Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Queen Consort Camilla and Kate Middleton, the brand new Princess of Wales, didn’t stroll, and as an alternative traveled by automotive together with Prince Edward’s spouse, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.
Senior members of the royal household wore navy uniforms for Wednesday’s stroll and repair.
Prince Andrew and Prince Harry, who’re not senior working members of the royal household for very totally different causes, wore morning costume.
“Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex will wear a morning suit throughout events honouring his grandmother,” a spokesperson for the duke confirmed to HuffPost on Tuesday.
“His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
Following the processional, the household attended a brief service at Westminster, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.
After the service, the queen’s coffin will lie in state, giving folks the chance to pay their respects for the next 4 days till the queen’s state funeral on Monday, Sept. 19.
On Wednesday, President Biden spoke with King Charles III to supply his condolences following the queen’s demise on Thursday, based on the White Home.
He additionally “conveyed his wish to continue a close relationship with the King,” the White Home stated in an announcement. The president will attend the queen’s funeral on Monday.
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