“The seating arrangement at the funeral was also very revealing in relation to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” said one expert
Shannon Felton Spence, a royal expert, told Fox News Digital: “Prince Harry just looked traumatized” as he sat in the second row behind King Charles at his grandmother’s funeral. According to the royal expert, “the seating arrangement at the funeral was also very revealing in relation to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex”. Separated by the nave, brothers William, Prince of Wales and Harry, Duke of Sussex, who have emigrated in recent years, have been as far apart as can be. Meanwhile, William and Kate, both 40, sat in the front row with their eldest children, Prince George, 9, and Princess Charlotte, 7.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sat in a corner at the end of the second row at the Queen’s funeral and were not allowed to join King Charles III, Prince William, his wife Kate Middleton or other members of the royal family, who attended on Monday sat in the front row of Westminster Abbey in London.
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“Harry and Meghan really surprised me because it means they will be in every photo,” Spence continued, noting their placement just behind the new king. “But I think it makes sense as they clearly made the arrangement one after the other.” Followed by the rest of the royal family, the new King Charles III led the way. the procession into Westminster Abbey and walked through the hall with other members of the royal family.
King Charles’ children, William and Harry, also walked close together, following their grandmother’s coffin along with their cousin Peter Phillips, Anne’s son. However, Prince Harry could be seen unable to wear his military uniform as he mourned the loss of his grandmother, despite being granted permission to wear his uniform to the Queen’s vigil days earlier.
“They wanted to be there,” Spence said. “I can imagine the weight of what they gave up in quitting their jobs as working royals is very heavy this weekend. Remember, they wanted both. They wanted to be able to benefit from a prominent brand and be ‘financially independent’. while also still serving the crown. And the queen said no. Does not work like that. You’re in or you’re out. And that’s pretty indicative of their strategy over the past two years. They lick the press to try to force the issue. And the only time I remember it worked was when it questioned Prince Harry’s ability to wear a uniform to the vigil on Saturday night.”