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Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle pay tribute to the late Prince Philip

Prince Harry will be permitted to attend Prince Philip’s funeral “on compassionate grounds”


Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, also known as Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have posted a tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The patriarch of Britain’s royal family and husband to Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Friday aged 99, at the Windsor Castle, the Buckingham Palace had said.

The tribute from the former royals posted on their website Archewell, read, “In loving memory of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021. Thank you for your service… you will be greatly missed.”


Prince Harry is expected to return to the UK for the first time to attend his grandfather’s funeral, while While Meghan pregnant with her second child,  will be in California with son Archie.

As being reported, the Duke of Sussex will be able to attend the funeral of his grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, despite quarantine restrictions in the UK, on compassionate grounds.

People arriving in the United Kingdom from the United States are required to isolate for ten full days.

Prince Harry is said to be extremely attached to his late grandfather. They were often seen smiling and giggling during their official tours together.

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 31: Prince Harry, Prince Phillip and Prince William enjoy the atmosphere during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Prince Philip also played a significant role in the lives of Prince William and Prince Harry after the death of their mother, Princess Diana.

(L to R) The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince William, Earl Spencer, Prince Harry and Prince Charles walk outside Westminster Abbey during the funeral service for Diana, Princess of Wales, 06 September. Hundreds of thousands of mourners lined the streets of Central London to watch the funeral procession. The Princess died last week in a car crash in Paris. (Photo credit should read JEFF J. MITCHELL/AFP via Getty Images)

The Duke of Edinburgh had retired from royal duties in 2017. He attended Harry and Meghan’s wedding in 2018.




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