Soon a month after Prince Philip passed away. A disappearance that particularly shook the British royal family, who could count on the support of their most loyal admirers. As reported by People magazine, in order to thank the British for their kind attentions at this difficult time, Camilla Parker-Bowles’ husband had several of them sent a card on which appears a collector’s photograph dating from his childhood. . In the black and white photo shared by a surfer on Instagram, Prince Charles appears alongside his father aboard a small motorboat. A nice moment of complicity between the father and his son who would have been captured in 1958 in Cowes, a port on the Isle of Wight located in the south of England.
“The Prince of Wales thanks you very much for your very kind message of sympathy. His Royal Highness has been deeply touched by the many generous messages that have been received in recent days, they have brought great comfort in this very sad time. of Wales sends you its warmest thanks and best wishes. ” can we read on the card accompanying this photo. Note that this one has a black outline, as is the royal tradition in times of mourning.
An important new role for Prince Charles
Now that the queen will have to keep her royal commitments without her faithful husband by her side, she will be able to count on her eldest son to replace him. As the Daily Mail had indicated, on April 11, before dying, the Duke of Edinburgh had a long conversation with Prince Charles to whom he asked to take care of Elizabeth II. Thus, according to The Mirror, it is the Prince of Wales who should be present alongside the monarch during his next outings. He is expected to accompany him on May 11 for the opening ceremony of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. “It is obvious that the Queen does not want the crown to skip a generation and that Prince Charles will play an even more important role within the royal family,” a member of staff at Buckingham Palace told The newspaper The Sun, indicating that Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton should also be particularly highlighted now.
Prince Charles and Prince Philip © AGENCE