Prince Harry is back in England. According to the newspaper People, 36-year-old Harry arrived in California on Sunday, where he lives with his wife Megan Markle and son Archie, who turns 2 on May 6th. This is Harry’s first visit to his country in less than a year.
This is the first time he has seen members of the Royal Family since he and Megan gave an interview to Oprah Winfrey, which aired last month.
Prince Harry arrived from London’s Heathrow Airport on Sunday afternoon ahead of his grandfather’s Prince Philip’s funeral in six days. Sources said it was prudent for Harry to arrive in London at 1:15 pm local time, wearing jeans, a jacket and a black mask taken off the track on a black Range Rover. The sun.
He will spend time in isolation before attending the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral on Saturday. Due to the country’s strict restrictions on group meetings, only 30 people can attend the event. Megan, who is expecting a girl with her second child, did not come with her husband. Harry arrived in the UK two days after his grandfather Prince Philip died on Friday at the age of 99. The late Duke of Edinburgh is currently hidden in Windsor Castle.
The Duke of Sussex has confirmed that he will attend Philip’s funeral on Saturday, April 17 at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace. Meanwhile, a Royal Family spokesman said the Duchess of Sussex had been “advised by her doctor not to travel”.
Philip’s funeral is scheduled for next Saturday, and Queen Elizabeth II will arrive with close relatives at Windsor Castle with her coffin. Funeral services will be broadcast live in the UK at 3pm. On the day of the funeral, at 2:40 p.m., the coffin will be carried in a small ceremonial procession from the castle entrance to the church.
The ceremony follows the procedures of a royal funeral, which is not a state funeral, and is usually reserved for kings. These plans take into account guidelines against the spread of Govt-19, and they are “small in size, not public access,” a palace spokesman said. The occasion will celebrate and recognize the Duke’s life and more than 70 years of service to the Queen, the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth.
The 99-year-old news of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh was announced on Friday. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, her Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said in a statement. “The Royal Family joins in mourning the loss of people around the world.” When the king goes into mourning he will refrain from performing any royal duties for the next eight days.
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