Prince Harry, his favorite grandson, could not say goodbye to him
Elizabeth II died at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace announced this Thursday, September 8, 2022. The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen consort will stay at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow “, specifies the press release.
While her son and heir, King Charles III, and his wife, Queen Consort Camilla Parker-Bowles, were at the Queen’s bedside when she breathed her last, unfortunately the prince was not. Harry who did not have the opportunity to say goodbye to the one he loved to nickname “Granny”.
Death of Elizabeth II: the immense regret of Prince Harry
A blow for the one who has always been considered the queen’s favorite grandson. When he was to attend a charity event with his wife Meghan Markle in London, the Duke of Sussex, worried about his grandmother, rushed to the airport… in vain.
Arriving at Balmoral around 8 p.m., nearly an hour and a half after the Queen’s death was made official, Harry was unable to accompany her on her final journey. Worse still, it was alone, while he was still on board his jet, that the youngest son of King Charles III was informed of the sad news.
Elizabeth II and Harry: a close relationship
A particularly painful missed appointment for Harry who, despite the tensions with William and Kate Middleton, has always been able to count on the support of the queen who had taken him under her wing from an early age.
According to information from DailyMailHarry is however not the only member of the Firm in this situation since the princes William, Andrew, Edward as well as the latter’s wife, Sophie, the countess of Wessex, could not see their dear Lilibeth again.
“A moment of very great sadness” for the members of the royal family
Very affected by the disappearance of his mother, which comes just over a year after the death of his father, Prince Philip, King Charles III expressed his immense sadness. ” The passing of my beloved mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a very sad moment for me and all of my family. We deeply mourn the passing of a cherished sovereign and a beloved mother.”did he declare.
And to conclude, not without emotion: “I know his loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”