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Prince Harry: This special meeting with Elizabeth II after the funeral of Prince Philip


At the death of Prince Philip, Prince Harry had chosen to leave the United States to go to the funeral of his grandfather. The Duke of Sussex took the opportunity to spend a special moment with his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

On April 9, Elizabeth II lost the man of her life, her lifelong companion, Prince Philip, aged 99. To pay tribute to his late grandfather, Prince Harry flew to London to attend the funeral. His wife, Meghan Markle, pregnant with their second child, had not made the trip. At the ceremony, the Duke of Sussex, accompanied by several members of the royal family, appeared with a serious expression. It was the first time he returned to the Windsor after his explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey last March.

At the end of the funeral, the youngest son of Lady Diana had met Queen Elizabeth II for an intimate tête-à-tête at Windsor Castle. According to the updated epilogue of the biography Finding Freedom, written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, which is scheduled for release this August 31, the Duke of Sussex was able to “spend precious moments” with his grandmother after the funeral, reports the Daily Mail. “Seeing each other after such a long separation, the longest for which he had not seen the Queen, was very special,” a source told the book’s authors, according to Town and Country. He added that the Duke of Sussex “would have the greatest love and respect” for the queen, “despite everything that has happened.”

Prince Harry: a return to the United Kingdom mixed

Prince Harry, who stayed at Frogmore Cottage, his English property renovated at great expense, was also able to spend time with his cousin, Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank, who live in the house since the departure of Sussex for the United States. The opportunity to be more comfortable for the young couple with the arrival of their little August last February.

The Duke of Sussex, on the contrary, would have seen very little his brother, Prince William and his father, Prince Charles, with whom relations are icy. At the end of the funeral, Prince Harry had been seen briefly discussing with his sister-in-law Kate Middleton, then with his older brother … But the complicity of yesteryear seemed well and truly gone …

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