“You know it’s going to happen, but you’re never really ready,” said Princess Anne in an emotional statement about her father ‘s death.
The four children of Duke Philip դուք of Queen Edinburgh և Queen Elizabeth II paid tribute to their father this weekend the death of the duke.
“You know it’s going to happen, but you’re never really ready,” the couple ‘s second child and only daughter, Princess Anna, said in a statement on Sunday. “My father was my teacher, my supporter, my critic, but mostly it is an example of his good life, his freedom of service, because I wanted to imitate him the most.”
The Duke is the longest-running royal party in British history died “peacefully” on Friday The royal family at the age of 99 he saidHe died a few weeks after leaving the hospital, where he was treated for an infection and underwent surgery for an existing heart disease.
“I would like to stress how much the family values the messages and memories of so many people whose lives it has touched,” Anne said in a statement. “We will miss him, but he leaves a legacy that can inspire us all.”
Prince Andrew, Prince Edward և Edward կ’s wife Ս Sophie, Countess of Wesses, spoke to the British press on Sunday after attending a church at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor.
Andrew, the couple’s third of four children, says the duke’s death “brought him home.” [him] not only [their] loss “, but the loss of those whose loved ones died during the coronavirus epidemic.
“He was a remarkable man,” Andrew said. “We have lost almost the grandfather of the nation. And I’m very sorry և I support my mother, who feels that, I think, maybe more than anyone else. “
Andrew, who has? resigned from public royal duties pursuing control over him connections with Jeffrey Epstein, says the queen described the loss of her husband of more than 70 years as “leaving a huge void in her life.”
The youngest of the four Edward said about his father’s death. “No matter how hard someone tries to prepare, it’s a terrible shock.”
Prince Charles shared his mood in a public speech on Saturday, describing: His father, as “a very special person, who, I think, would be surprised above all by the reaction, the touching things said about him.”
“We, my family, are deeply grateful for all this,” said Charles. “It will save us from this particular loss, especially at a sad time.”
Buckingham Palace officials announced Saturday that the prince would be buried in a small ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday.
Prince Harry will travel to the UK to attend funeral, but his wife, Duchess Megan of Sussex, will stay in the United States as she is in the last stages of her pregnancy.