Princess Charlotte Tells Prince George to Bow at Queen’s Funeral

Princess Charlotte‘s in charge. Prince George was instructed by his little sister to take a bow during great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II‘s funeral.

The siblings joined their parents. Prince WilliamAnd Princess KateAt the Westminster Abbey service, Monday, September 19, walk into the historic chapel. Prince HarryAnd Meghan MarkleBefore the ceremony began. After Archbishop Canterbury Justin WelbyCharlotte, 7, delivered the sermon. Charlotte was seen reminding George (9) of royal protocol.

As the queen’s coffin passed them by at Wellington Arch after the service, Charlotte appeared to tell the future king to bow as a sign of respect.


Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Kate, Princess Of Wales watch as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin is placed in the hearse after the state funeral service at Westminster Abbey in central London.
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The princess previously stole the show alongside George and Prince Louis, 4, at the late monarch’s Platinum Jubilee in June. On the final day of the celebrations, which honored Elizabeth’s historic 70 years on the throne, the Cambridge children stood outside on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with William and Kate, both 40, while the British national anthem played. When Charlotte spotted her big brother’s hand resting on the balcony rail, she gave him a not-so-subtle nudge to move his hand and stand up straight, which he quickly did.

Louis also caught the world’s attention during the flyover at the palace in June, which seemed to be a little too loud for the young prince. Her great-grandson grimaced at the noise as her great-grandson pointed up at the sky from the queen’s vantage point.

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George and Charlotte’s little brother didn’t attend Elizabeth’s funeral on Monday, but Kate recently opened up about how Louis has been dealing with Her Majesty’s death. Governor-General David HurleyAfter attending a reception at The Palace on Sunday, September 18, hosted in Sydney by the Princess of Wales, of Australia, he recounted his conversation to the Princess of Wales. King Charles IIIAnd Queen Consort Camilla.

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Following Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral service at Westminster Abbey in central London, Kate, Princess of Wales, Prince George, Camilla and Prince George are pictured from left.
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“[Louis] is now asking questions like, ‘Do you think we can still play these games when we go to Balmoral,’ and things like that, because she’s not going to be there,” the politician told reporters, adding that Kate said George had a better understanding of what was going on than his younger siblings did.

During the Westminster Abbey service, little ones showed bravery. George was comforted in the arms of his aunt Sophie, Countess Of WessexCharlotte tried to hold back her tears as the royals entered the chapel.

Before her September 8th death, royal expert Kerene BarefieldTelled Us Weekly that Elizabeth felt most “in her element when she’s got her great-grandchildren sitting on her lap” and was “really relaxed” with her extended family, as was her late husband, Prince Philip. “He loved those personal family times when he wasn’t in front of hundreds of people,” Barefield added in December 2021.