King Charles III allowed his former royal son Prince Harry and Charles’ disgraced brother Prince Andrew to wear military uniforms in the coming times of Queen Elizabeth II.
“At King’s request, they will both be in uniform,” Kensington Palace source told the telegraph Friday before the two tribulations for the late emperor.
Harry, 38, was previously barred from wearing a military uniform. The Duke of Sussex was stripped of his military titles when he leave royal life in 2020 and moved to California with his wife Meghan Markle.
a source told the Daily Mirror That this was a “ridiculous situation”, given that the prince served 10 years in the military, which included two active tours of Afghanistan, and founded the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded soldiers and women. was.
Page Six exclusively reported on Thursday that Prince Harry Change not requested,
“He was ready to wear just what his grandmother had planned. He’s focused on honoring her and that’s all. If they want him in uniform, I have no reason to think he will not oblige,” our source said.
On Saturday evening, eight of the Queen’s grandchildren will perform a 15-minute watch at their grandmother’s coffin at Westminster Hall.
The Prince of Wales will stand at the head of the coffin and Prince Harry at his feet. They will both be in military uniform while the other grandchildren will be in morning coats and dark, formal attire.
With Prince William, 40, Princess Anne’s children will be Zara Tindall, 41, and Peter Phillips, 44.
Harry will be accompanied by Prince Andrew’s daughters, Princess Beatrice, 34, and Princess Eugenie, 32, Prince Edward’s children, Lady Louise Windsor, 18, and her brother, James, Viscount Severn, 14, among the coffin.
“The grandchildren, at the King’s invitation, are very eager to pay their respects – just as their parents are doing in the evening,” the Telegraph source said.
Various spouses will not be in attendance, including Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle.
The Queen’s four children – King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward – will keep their watch on Friday evening.
Prince Andrew has also been given a special exemption to wear his military uniform.
it was forced to leave the public Life After a Trainwreck BBC interview in 2019 in which he claimed he had never met his sexual abuse accused Virginia Giuffre and defended his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Earlier this year, Duke sexual abuse case resolved Giuffr. withI $12 million for a report.
It is unclear whether Prince Andrew and Prince Harry will be allowed to wear military attire at the Queen’s funeral. which happens on Monday.