Prince Edward is paying tribute to his mom, the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Greater than every week after the Queen passed away at age 96, her youngest son expressed his household’s immense grief. “As a household, we now have grown up studying to share our dad and mom, particularly our beloved mama, with the Nation, her Realms and the Commonwealth,” the Earl of Wessex started in a press release on Sept. 16. “Whereas it has been beautiful to have hung out saying our personal farewell privately at Balmoral, it’s now time to permit others to have the ability to say their farewell.”
Prince Edward’s assertion comes amid the Queen’s mendacity in state at Westminster Corridor in London, the place members of the general public are in a position to pay their closing respects to the late monarch. The Prince and his siblings, King Charles III, Princess Anne, and Prince Andrew held a vigil subsequent to her coffin on Sept. 16, as mourners inside the hall looked on.
In his assertion, Edward additionally issued a phrase of because of the general public amid the household’s mourning.
“We’ve got been overwhelmed by the tide of emotion that has engulfed us and the sheer number of people who’ve gone out of their approach to specific their very own love, admiration and respect to such a really particular and distinctive one who was at all times there for us,” he famous. “And now, we’re there for her, united in grief. Thanks to your help, you haven’t any concept how a lot it means.”