Prince Harry attends the funeral of his grandfather Prince Philip
A spokesman for Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, said Prince Harry will attend the funeral of his grandfather Prince Philip in the UK on April 17 without Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
The spokesperson said Meghan, who is pregnant, did not have medical clearance from her doctor to travel.
The funeral will take place next Saturday at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, according to Buckingham Palace. The BBC has reported that thirty family members will attend the funeral as guests in accordance with the government’s COVID-19 guidelines.
The Duke died “peacefully” on Friday at the age of 99 members of the royal family She said.
“It is with great sadness that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said in a statement. His Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. More will be announced in due course. The royal family joins people around the world in mourning his loss.”
Prince Charles addressed the public on Saturday, say He and his family [his] Father tremendously they are ‘deeply touched’ by the people around the world who share in their loss.
“My dear father was a very special person,” Charles said, “and he would have been struck above all by the reaction and the moving things that were said about him.”
The College of Arms said, Friday, that Philip will not hold a state funeral or lie to the state “in keeping with custom and the wishes of His Highness.”
Harry and Meghan have not lived in the UK for over a year now, after announcing in January 2020 that they were “stepping back” as working members of the royal family.
The Sussex family currently lives in Montecito, California.