Princess Eugenie as well as Jack Brooksbank were among members of the royal family in London at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Monday 19 September.
They entered with her sister, Princess Beatriceand husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi before taking their seats in the second row. Eugenia, 32, and Brooksbank, 36, sat behind their cousin. Prince William and his wife, Princess Kateand their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Eugenia and Brooksbank got married in October 2018 and welcomed their son August in February 2021.
The service on Monday took place after the Queen’s coffin had been in condition for several days. A short procession from Westminster Hall carried the coffin across the street to Westminster Abbey, where the state funeral began.
After the service, the procession began from the famous church to Wellington Arch before leaving London for Windsor. The final destination will be Windsor, from where a government hearse will carry the Queen’s coffin to St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. A memorial service will then take place before she is buried in a grave alongside Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99 in April 2021.
A state funeral marks the end of an official period of mourning during which several services were held in honor of the late monarch. Evgenia has attended many events since September 10 in Scotland. The Queen’s granddaughter was seen at Balmoral Castle two days after the Queen’s death at the age of 96.
She then attended a memorial service at Crati Kirk with her father. Prince Andrew, Princess Anna as well as Prince Edward and also sister Princess Beatrice and cousins Lady Louise Windsor, Zara Tindall as well as Peter Phillips.
The Duke of York comforted Eugenie as she began to cry as she looked at the tribute left to Elizabeth outside her beloved Scottish estate.
It was an emotional time for the princess. She was also seen quietly wiping her tears on Wednesday 14 September during a brief service at Westminster Hall marking the start of the Queen’s box, allowing the public to pay their respects in person.
Eugenie was close to her grandmother, and many believe that it was she who arranged Prince Harry as well as Meghan MarkleJune meeting with Queen Elizabeth II during the celebration of her platinum jubilee.
royal expert Jonathan Sakerdoti exclusively told Us weekly at a time when the eldest daughter of Prince Andrei and Sarah Ferguson regarded as a “mediator or go-between” within the royal family.
“Princess Eugenie is a peacemaker,” the British journalist explained. Us. “Perhaps it was Evgenia who suggested the meeting … or tried to help organize it, establish contact.”
Harry has always been especially close to Eugenie. “Of all the Queen’s grandchildren, Harry and Eugenie have one of the most natural bonds,” the authors write. Omid Scobie as well as Caroline Duran explain in a book Looking for freedom. “Like Harry, Evgenia is loyal, honest and fun. They had many nights together in London.”
They are two of the eight grandchildren the Queen shared with Philip. The late members of the royal family also had 10 great-grandchildren.
Like Eugenie, the Duke of Sussex is heartbroken over the loss of the Queen. “Harry is tormented by guilt – he is full of sadness and regret that he did not say goodbye to the queen,” the source said. Us founder of Invictus Games a few days after the death of the regent. “They dated a couple of times during the Platinum Jubilee, but by no means did he expect this to be the last time he sees her.”
The princess also has a close bond with her sister. Together, Beatrice and Eugenie broke their silence on the Queen’s death by writing a letter to their grandmother on Saturday 10 September.
“We haven’t been able to put much into words since you abandoned us all. There were tears and laughter, silence and chatter, hugs and loneliness, and a total loss for you, our beloved queen and our beloved grandmother,” they wrote in their extended tribute. “We, like many, thought that you would stay here forever. And we all miss you terribly.”
The princesses continued, “You have been our matriarch, our guide, our loving hand on our backs, guiding us through this world. You have taught us so much and we will always cherish those lessons and memories.”
Following the publication of the letter, they joined the Queen’s other grandchildren to watch over her casket while she lay in Westminster Hall on Saturday.
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