Harry was not allowed to wear military uniform at the Queen’s funeral

Harry was not allowed to wear military uniform at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral because he was no longer in royal duties, while Prince Andrew enjoyed an exception.

CBS Citing a source with knowledge of the British royal family, only members of the royal family are allowed to wear military uniform during Queen Elizabeth II’s national mourning, at the discretion of King Charles III.

This means that Harry, the youngest son of the New King of England, will have to wear a vest despite serving 10 years in the army.

Harry and his wife, Meghan, give up their royal duties in 2020 and move to California, USA, to live. Tensions between the two and the royal family became tense when the couple went on US television, revealing many “secret history” stories and even accusing a member of the royal family of racially abusing their son. Archie.

At Prince Philip’s funeral last year, the Queen ordered all senior royals to wear civilian clothes, supposedly to avoid embarrassing Harry.

“This is the first national mourning for the monarch since 1952. It’s a huge event. So he wanted everything to be absolutely right in theory,” said CBS’s royal columnist. decision of King Charles III. “This decision may make Harry feel sad because he served in Afghanistan and has performed many military missions.”





Prince Andrew (first) and Harry (far left) during the procession of Prince Philip's coffin in London, April 17, 2021. Photo: AFP.

Prince Andrew (first) and Harry (far left) during the procession of Prince Philip’s coffin in London, April 17, 2021. Image: AFP.

With King Charles’ decision, Prince Andrew, the Queen’s third child, who was stripped of his rank and royal title earlier this year, will also not be allowed to wear military uniform.

However, Mr Andrews was allowed to wear military uniform during the final vigil in London, when the Queen’s four children stood guard on four sides of the coffin. This exception is meant to show “respect for the Queen”.

Prince Andrew was ordered to stop performing royal duties in 2019 when he faced backlash over his friendship with US billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Earlier this year, he lost a lawsuit asking a Manhattan court to dismiss the allegation of Virginia Giufre, who accused him of sexually abusing her since she was 17.

Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, at the age of 96, after more than 70 years of reign. The series of events during the Queen’s national funeral took place over 10 days, ending with a funeral at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19.

Duc Trung (Theo CBS News)

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