Meghan Markle Prince Harry were among the royal family members waiting at Buckingham Palace to receive Queen Elizabeth II‘s coffin on Tuesday, September 13.
King Charles III Queen Consort Camilla were joined by the new regent’s siblings Princess Anne, Prince Andrew Prince Edward. Prince William Princess KatePalace officials confirmed that they were also present.
Since their departure from royal duties in 2020, the Duke and Duchess have not been seen with their British family since moving to California. They were joined by the Prince and Princess of Wales, both 40 years old, to greet mourners at Windsor Castle on Saturday, September 10, two days after the death of the queen at the age 96.
William personally invited Harry, 37 and Meghan, 41 to join him and Kate. “They were delayed in arriving while they arranged the plans,” a source exclusively told Us WeeklyThe public reunion.
According to royal expert, their father will love their united front. Christopher Andersen. “I think [Charles is] very careful and I think he’s trying to be subdued and trying to be a unifying figure. I think he needs the British people to buy him on a number things. And one of them is Camilla as queen,” Andersen explained to UseMonday, September 12
“He’s gotta have all hands on deck, and that means having both William and Harry as partners as well,” the Day Diana Died author continued. “And I think the relationship with Harry and William is still dicey.”
The brothers will continue to appear together for events leading up to the queen’s state funeral, which will take place on Monday, September 19.
After her Thursday, September 8, death at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, the queen’s casket was driven to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, accompanied by Anne, 72. She attended St Giles Cathedral’s service on Monday, September 12 and many locals were able to pay their respects. On Tuesday, she flew via Royal Air Force from England.
The late sovereign’s remains arrived to the cheers of thousands of mourners lining the streets. Her casket, which was decorated in the Scotland standard, and topped off with flowers, will spend a final night at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, before moving on.
On Wednesday, September 14th, there will be a procession from Westminster Hall to where the royal family can attend a short service with Reverend David Hoyle, Dean at Westminster.
The ceremony of lying in state will follow. The public will be able pay their respects in person for several days before the state funeral ceremony.
Her final resting spot will be Windsor Castle, where she will be buried in the same tomb as her husband, Prince Philip. He died in April 2021, at the age of 99.
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