The monumental second was caught on digicam after the slimmed-down send-off to the Duke of Edinburgh came about at Windsor Citadel, that includes Queen Elizabeth II and varied members of the royal household.
The sibling reunion came about after greater than a 12 months of pressure between the dukes, first reportedly spawned by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s departure as senior members of the royal household. The household rift appeared to intensify simply final month, following Harry and his spouse Meghan Markle‘s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
The ceremonial royal funeral was one which the Duke of Edinburgh helped plan previous to his demise. The ceremony, code-named Operation Forth Bridge, was restricted to 30 attendees.
The Queen was joined by the 4 kids she shared with Prince Philip — Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward — in addition to Charles’s spouse Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Anne’s husband Timothy Laurence and Edward’s spouse Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
Along with Princes William and Harry, the remainder of Philip’s eight grandchildren — Peter Phillips, Zara Tindall, Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Girl Louise and James, Viscount Severn — additionally have been in attendance.
All funeral attendees have been required to put on face coverings whereas inside St. George’s Chapel.
Members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Air Drive and the British Military plan took half within the funeral procession. Philip’s coffin was carried to St. George’s Chapel on a specifically tailored Land Rover, which he designed himself.
Harry, 36, didn’t stroll alongside his brother William, 38, in the course of the procession. The 2 joined relations in strolling behind their grandfather’s casket with their cousin Peter Philips strolling in between them.
Harry traveled solo earlier this week to attend the funeral as his spouse Meghan stayed again in California with their nearly 2-year-old son Archie. The Duchess of Sussex is anticipating her second baby, a lady due this summer season. The 39-year-old was suggested by a doctor to not journey.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex settled down in Santa Barbara, California, final 12 months, months after the couple introduced their resolution to step again as senior members of the royal household.
Philip’s celebration of life marked the primary time Harry got here face-to-face publicly with the royal household since he and his spouse stepped away from royal duties. The occasion additionally symbolized the primary time Harry would see his household since Winfrey’s interview — seen by practically 50 million folks globally — aired on March 7.
Throughout the televised sit-down, the couple advised that an unnamed member of the royal household made a racist remark to Harry, 36, earlier than the start of their baby Archie in 2019. Harry later clarified that his grandparents didn’t make the remark in query.
Days after the CBS particular aired, the Duke of Cambridge defended the monarchy saying that they’re “very a lot not a racist household.”
Harry beforehand advised Winfrey, 67, that his relationships with Charles, 72, and William, had ruptured.