A guest at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral has revealed a kind gesture Prince Harry made to his wife, Meghan Markle, in order to make her feel “more comfortable” during the service.
On Monday 19 September, thousands of mourners and members of the royal family attended the state funeral at Westminster Abbey. During an interview with People About the event, funeral guest and lawyer Pranav Bhanot opened up about some of the moments he witnessed, including the one between Meghan and Harry.
Bhanot said there were some points where the couple had to go “in different directions” after “walking together” which prompted Harry to offer some extra support to his wife by holding her hand.
“I’ve seen the reassurances Harry would give Meghan at times when they were walking together and they had to go in different directions,” he said.
“I’ve noticed how much Harry supports Meghan,” Bhanout added. “When they went their separate directions after the party, he gave her a hard squeeze on her hand. She felt like he wanted to make sure she was comfortable.”
Sitting in the second row during the Queen’s service, Meghan and Harry are seen holding hands and comforting each other. The Duchess was later seen wiping her tears outside the monasteryafter the funeral.
Ahead of the sombre occasion on Monday, Meghan and Harry attended a memorial service at Westminster Hall, where they once again held hands in a public display of affection that has emerged among other members of the royal family.
Then the couple’s personal digital assistant was interviewed mixed responsesSome praised the gesture and others claimed it was “disrespectful”. Many social media users also expressed that criticism of their pregnancy was “double standard‘, as the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband, Mike Tindall, walked side by side upon leaving service in Westminster last week.
Along with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, many other people They held their partners’ hands during Monday Service, including Princess Eugenie and her husband, Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi. As they made their way to their seats, several couples, including Zara and Mike, US President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, were seen holding hands.
The Queen’s state funeral in Westminster and Windsor is now drawing to a close, as she is buried in a private burial ceremony, attended by King Charles III and the rest of the world. her royal family. Her coffin will be placed next to her late husband, Prince Philip, and her parents, King George VI and the Queen Mother.
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