The royal children, aged 9 and 7, joined their dad and mom at Westminster Abbey to say goodbye to the Queen—and Princess Charlotte wore a really particular piece of knickknack to honour her great-grandmother.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte joined their dad and mom at this time to say goodbye to their great-grandmother. The nine-year-old and his seven-year-old sister took half in a part of the procession, standing behind Prince William and Kate as they walked into Westminster Abbey behind the Queen’s coffin.
The royal children arrived in a automobile with their mother and the Queen Consort. Prince George, who’s now second in line to the throne, wore a navy swimsuit, whereas Princess Charlotte, now third in line, wore a black coat with matching hat, tights and Mary Janes.
It’s the primary time Princess Charlotte has worn a hat and in addition the primary time she’s worn a chunk of serious jewellery. Whereas Kate wore the Queen’s pearl choker and earrings, her daughter wore the sweetest little horseshoe pin, a present from her great-grandmother that pays tribute to the previous monarch’s love of horses.
Kate held her daughter’s hand whereas they walked into the abbey. In the course of the service, the youngsters sang alongside to a few of the hymns, appeared round and skim the order of service, in keeping with Hello!. Additionally they sang alongside to “God Save The Queen.”
There was a number of discuss whether or not it’s appropriate for little kids to attend funerals, particularly one with a lot media consideration. Although the conditions are fairly totally different, it brings to thoughts the traumatizing stroll Prince William, then 15, and Prince Harry, then 12, took behind their mom’s coffin after Princess Diana’s tragic loss of life.
In keeping with The Mirror, the Prince of Wales lately advised mourners at Sandringham that strolling together with his brother within the procession final week introduced again some painful recollections. “He advised us yesterday had been significantly tough and following the coffin had reminded him of his mom’s funeral, of Diana.”
After the funeral on Monday morning, Prince George and Princess Charlotte will return residence. They won’t be attending the service later at this time at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, the place they had been seen just a few years again as a part of the marriage get together at uncle Prince Harry and aunt Meghan Markle’s wedding.
4-year-old Prince Louis skipped the times occasions, in all probability as a result of he was thought-about too younger. Nonetheless, his mother Kate shared with a bunch of mourners exterior Windsor Citadel final week that her child has been the sweetest supply of consolation. The Princess of Wales stated Louis reassured her that, “No less than Grannie is with Nice-Grandpa now,” referring to the Queen’s husband of 73 years, Prince Philip.
The children attended Prince Philip’s memorial service at Westminster Abbey final yr and have been stepping out for extra occasions recently, just like the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and Christmas companies.
George, Charlotte and Louis had their very first day at their new college, Lambrook, on Sept. 8—the identical day that their great-grandmother died on the age of 96. In keeping with Hello!, Kate advised well-wishers at Sandringham on Sept. 15 that “the kids are doing properly and they’re being sorted in school.” She added that William and Kate try to maintain issues as regular as attainable for his or her children, who’re settling in properly at their new college—and that features college choose up. “I joked I needed to be fast as a result of I needed to do the college run and he or she stated she was heading again to London to do it as properly.”