Always family. Princess Diana’s brother, Earl Charles Spencerspoke out after Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday April 17th.
“Gosh – what an amazingly moving ceremony,” said the White ship The 56-year-old writer tweeted Saturday after the service aired around the world, showing the royal family as they gathered to bid farewell to the Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age of 99, was buried in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, only 30 family members attended the service.
The native Greek had a special relationship with the late Princess of Wales, who was married to his son Prince Charles from 1981 to 1996 and tragically died in a car accident in 1997.
“When Diana married into the family, Prince Philip really took care of her because he takes care of all the girls – too Meghan [Markle] when she first came into the family – because he knows what it is like to be the new boy on the block or the new girl on the block and suddenly come into this family with all their weird protocols and everything else “, according to the royal biographer Ingrid Seward told Us weekly exclusively in October 2020. “Philip – a very intelligent man – knew how to deal with all these newcomers, but in return he expected loyalty, and he expected that they too would feel a sense of duty, as he had.”
Though Diana and Charles’ marriage broke up over time, the Royal Navy vet tried to help her through her ups and downs, Seward added.
“He decided that if nothing else happened he would write to Diana,” he said Prince Philip revealed Author said at the time. “Diana was very grateful to him because she basically couldn’t bear to see him like this. She could only deal with it in the letters, and he was helpful. And he said things like,” Diana, [you] I have to keep in mind that this monarchy is not a popularity contest. We’re all working together, which he probably could have said to Meghan, to make it clear to these newcomers that it is about the institute of the monarchy as a whole. “
Markle, 39, married Philip and Queen Elizabeth the secondgrandson Prince Harry Two years later, the couple decided to step down from their royal roles and move to California. Although 36-year-old Harry attended the funeral on Saturday, Meghan – who is expecting her second baby this summer – stayed home with 23-month-old son Archie as doctors advised her not to fly.
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