- Prince Harry broke the silence after the death of Queen Elizabeth and issued his first official statement
- In a personal statement, the prince said he had treasured his moments with his grandmother.
- The words were posted on the Archwell website by Harry and his wife, Meghan.
Prince Harry, a grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, hailed the monarch as a “guiding compass” and extolled her “unwavering grace and dignity” on a day when citizens could bid the queen farewell at St. Giles in Edinburgh.
In a personal statement posted Monday on Harry and his wife Meghan’s Archwell website, the prince said he had treasured their moments together “from my earliest childhood memories of you, to meeting you for the first time as my Commander-in-Chief, to first moment you met my dear wife and hugged your beloved great-grandchildren.”
Prince Harry breaks the silence
Amid bitter tensions in the House of Windsor, Harry gave up his role as a working member of the royal family and moved to the United States two years ago. There was a possible hint of reconciliation on Saturday when the prince and his wife joined his brother, Prince William, and his wife, Kate, to greet mourners outside Windsor Castle. AP.
Harry’s statement kicked off another day of historic events and traditions following the death of a British sovereign. King Charles III pledged on Monday to follow his late mother’s example of “selfless duty” as he addressed lawmakers from both houses of parliament in London before boarding a plane to Edinburgh to be with the late queen’s coffin. while resting in the Scottish capital.