The Queen is said to have been pleased.
On April 17, 2021, Queen Elizabeth II said goodbye to her recently deceased husband Prince Philip at Windsor Castle. As a British author now claims, the queen was said to be glad that Duchess Meghan, the wife of her grandson Prince Harry, did not come to the funeral. However, the palace does not comment on this.
Meghan was pregnant at the time with the couple’s second child, little Lilibet, who was born in June. Her doctors had therefore advised her not to travel from the USA to Great Britain. Harry attended the funeral in his old home, however.
The images of the grieving Queen went around the world at the time. Due to the corona pandemic, she had to sit away from the other mourners during the funeral service. Those present adhered to measures such as wearing protective masks and distancing rules during the ceremony.
“Thank God Meghan isn’t coming”
In his book “Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors”, which is due to be published on July 21, Tom Bower is now also writing about the day of the funeral service, according to media reports. “Thank God Meghan isn’t coming,” according to Bower, Queen Elizabeth II allegedly told officials before the funeral. This is reported, among other things, by the newspaper “Daily Telegraph”.
According to media reports, the palace declined to comment on the allegation. However, as the Daily Telegraph notes, people close to the Queen had doubts. It is questionable whether the Queen focused on anything other than her late husband on this difficult day.