Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of England, died on April 9, two months before his hundredth birthday. Sad news for the royal family. The latter was quickly informed of the death of the patriarch of the family. On the other hand, things were more complicated for Prince Harry. Left to live in the United States with his wife, Meghan Markle and their son Archie, the queen’s grandson was warned of the death of his grandfather by a police officer, according to information revealed by the TMZ site, this Friday 28 may.
Indeed, the royal family has made it a point of honor that the young man does not learn of Prince Philip’s death from the media. The latter died at 9 am in England, with the eight hour time difference, it was 1 am in California where the young man lives today. The United States Embassy then attempted to reach him several times by telephone, but without success. An embassy official then reportedly decided to call the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department to request that an officer be sent to the Duke of Sussex and his wife’s home in the Montecito neighborhood.
The royals didn’t want Harry to hear the sad news from the media
So it was a policeman who, in the middle of the night, woke the queen’s grandson to ask him to call back the United States Embassy. This is how Archie’s father learned of his grandfather’s death. With the tensions that reign within the royal family of England, following the multiple revelations of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the members of the Crown absolutely did not want Prince Harry to hear the sad news by the media, ” This would have given a cruel image of the palace “, underlines the site TMZ.
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