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Prince Philip: The right words to Harry and William when Lady Di passed away

This Friday, April 9, 2021, princes William and Harry lost their grandfather, Prince Philip. The Duke had been a real pillar for his two grandsons, when they had lost their mother, Lady Di, in 1997.

The United Kingdom is in mourning. Prince Philip died this Friday, April 9, 2021 at the age of 99 years, two months before his 100th birthday. Hospitalized a few weeks earlier, he died “peacefully at Windsor Castle. The sad news was announced by Buckingham Palace, and immediately the tributes have rained in honor of the one who was both the husband of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh. If the emotion of the British is intense, no doubt that the royal family is even more so …

Like their father Prince Charles, Prince Harry and Prince William were very close to their grandfather, Prince Philip. It must be said that the Duke of Edinburgh was an important support for the two brothers, especially when they lost their mother, Lady Diana, tragically died in a car accident on September 6, 1997. When the two teenagers faced what was one of the worst trials of their lives, Prince Philip was there.

This little sentence from Prince Philip

Faced with the immensity of the pain, Princes William and Harry, then 15 and 12 years old respectively, did not want to show up at their mother’s funeral. At a dinner shortly before the funeral, Prince Philip uttered a phrase that resonated with his grandsons: “I’ll walk if you walk,” as Today reports. True to his words, Prince Philip walked behind Princess Diana’s coffin from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey, along with Princes William and Harry who had finally changed their minds. The trio was then joined by Prince Charles, and their mother’s younger brother, Earl Spencer. In a few days, Princes William and Harry will walk behind the coffin of Prince Philip…

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