Prince Philip has died at age 99. On April 9, Buckingham Palace confirmed his passing in a press release, saying, “It’s with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has introduced the loss of life of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness handed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Citadel. The Royal Household be part of with individuals world wide in mourning his loss. Additional bulletins can be made in the end.” Although nothing official has been introduced but, it is possible that Prince Harry will return to the UK for the primary time since his royal exit to attend his grandfather’s funeral.
In response to Folks, the Duke of Sussex will in all probability quarantine for a number of days and be examined for COVID-19 earlier than becoming a member of the remainder of the royal household for Philip’s funeral at St. George’s Chapel. Meghan Markle is at present pregnant with the couple’s second youngster, so it is unclear if she’ll be becoming a member of Harry or staying again in Santa Barbara, the place they at present reside.
Harry and Philip have all the time had an in depth bond, even after Harry and Meghan stepped down as senior royals. Throughout Harry’s February look on The Late Late Present With James Corden, the duke revealed that he and Meghan would typically have Zoom calls with Philip and Queen Elizabeth II. Harry and Meghan additionally paid tribute to Philip on their Archewell web site shortly after his passing was introduced. “In loving reminiscence of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh” the message learn. “Thanks on your service . . . you can be tremendously missed.”
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