Prince William, 40, paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II by strolling behind his late grandmother’s casket along with his brother Prince Harry. The Sept. 14 procession introduced the Queen’s physique from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor. Richard Palmer, a reporter for the U.Ok.’s Each day Specific, claimed on Twitter that when William was exterior Sandringham Property on Sept. 15, he informed a lady named Jane Wells that the procession triggered recollections of his late mom Princess Diana‘s funeral. William and Harry had been simply aged 15 and 12 once they adopted their mother’s casket in September 1997.
Prince William informed a lady sympathising with him at Sandringham that the procession yesterday had been “very tough” and had reminded him of strolling behind his mom’s coffin. He informed one other girl: “Don’t cry now, you’ll begin me.”
— Richard Palmer (@RoyalReporter) September 15, 2022
Throughout his chat with Jane, William apparently mentioned that the procession was “very tough” for him, in line with Richard Palmer’s tweet. Jane, who was in Sandringham to put flowers within the Queen’s honor, informed reporters how she responded to the Prince of Wales, per Good Morning America. “I mentioned, ‘Your mom could be so happy with you and thanks for sharing your grief with us,’ and he mentioned, ‘I’m studying that she was everybody’s grandmother, the best way individuals have reacted,’ ” Jane mentioned.
William greeted one other particular person in Sandringham who was emotional in regards to the 96-year-old monarch’s loss of life. “Don’t cry now. You’ll begin me,” William allegedly mentioned to the particular person in mourning, in line with Richard Palmer’s tweet. William and his spouse Kate Middleton traveled to Sandringham Property in Norfolk to admire the floral tributes left by the general public to the Queen.
Despite their difficult relationship, William and Harry have been with one another, in non-public and public mourning, since their grandmother fell unwell and handed away on Sept. 8. The brothers walked behind the Queen’s casket with their father King Charles III and different kin together with Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. William was wearing army uniform whereas Harry, who stepped again from his royal duties in early 2021, and now lives in America along with his spouse Meghan Markle, was wearing civilian apparel.
Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will likely be held at Westminster Abbey on Monday, September 19. She”ll be laid to relaxation subsequent to her husband Prince Philip at King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Fort. Her dad and mom King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, in addition to her sister Princess Margaret, are additionally laid to relaxation there. Just a few months after Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, her son King Charles III’s coronation at Westminster Abbey will happen.