This is sad news that was announced this Thursday, September 8. Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 at her residence in Balmoral, where she had been for several weeks. “The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and return to London tomorrow,” read a statement released by Buckingham Palace. His funeral will take place on September 19 and, for this special occasion, Prince Harry has made an important decision. Deprived of military uniform, a spokesperson revealed to Omid Scobie this Tuesday, September 13 that the Duke of Sussex would wear a “costume during all events that honor the memory of his grandmother”, can we first read . It goes on to state that his “decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully request that the focus be on the life and legacy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II “. This is a real hard cop for Prince Harry since the active members of the royal family will wear the military uniform during five ceremonies which will take place during this period of mourning which precedes the funeral. Among them, Prince Andrew, who has retired from public life since the accusations against him. However, he will only be allowed to wear it for the final wake around the Queen’s coffin.

The announcement of the death of Elizabeth II has upset the whole world but also Prince Harry. If he has moved away from the royal family since January 2020, the Duke of Sussex has always been very close to his grandmother. As soon as he knew that her state of health was worrying, he made the trip to Balmoral Castle where she was. Two days later, he went to greet the British outside Windsor Castle to thank them for their support. This Monday, September 12, it is in a press release that he wished to speak. For the first time, he reacted to the death of the Queen of England. “As we celebrate the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen – and mourn her loss – we all remember the inspiration she was to so many through her commitment,” he said. first written. “She was admired and respected around the world. Her unwavering grace and dignity endured throughout her life and will continue to do so through her legacy,” continued the husband of Meghan Markle, very touched. Afterwards, he wished to quote her: “Let us echo the words she spoke after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, words which comfort us all now: ‘Life, of course, consists of final separations as well as first encounters’.” Prince Harry also wanted to address her directly: “I cherish these moments spent with you, and all the other moments in between”, can we read before he adds: “Thank you for your commitment and your service. Thank you for your guidance. Thank you for your contagious smile. We smile knowing that you and Grandpa are now reunited, together and at peace.” Very upsetting words.

Sussex spokesperson: “[Prince Harry] will wear a morning suit throughout events honoring his grandmother. 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.”

— Omid Scobie (@scobie) September 13, 2022

Prince Harry: had he already mentioned the death of his grandmother?

Prince Harry is very upset by the death of Elizabeth II. On the day of his death, it was all alone and with tears in his eyes that he arrived at Balmoral… a few hours after the sovereign passed away. A very difficult moment for him, who can count on the support of his wife, Meghan Markle. Saturday, September 10, while he was meditating in front of the flowers placed in front of Windsor Castle, he had taken this opportunity to talk to some Britons and he had mentioned the absence of the Queen of England in Windsor. “We feel very alone there now, without her. No matter what room she was in, we felt her presence,” he confided, moved.

Funeral of Elizabeth II: Harry deprived of military uniform, he makes a strong choice

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