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Prince William speaks out for first time on Queen Elizabeth’s death: ‘I…have lost a grandmother’

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Prince William revealed a message Saturday in remembrance of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

William spoke publicly Saturday for the primary time for the reason that demise of the royal matriarch. The freshly-appointed Prince of Wales revealed the message by way of a communique from Kensington Palace.

“On Thursday, the world misplaced a unprecedented chief […] I, nonetheless, have misplaced a grandmother,” Prince William stated in his message.

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The queen’s 70-year reign got here to an finish after her demise on Thursday, Sept. 8. The British monarch died at her summer season property Balmoral Fort, positioned Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Buckingham Palace introduced that medical doctors really helpful the queen be put underneath medical supervision Thursday morning. Hours later, Queen Elizabeth II “died peacefully,” in response to a message posted on The Royal Household account.

William recalled years of steerage from the queen in each private and royal issues. His household, he added, additionally loved many years of knowledge from the later matriarch.

Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales attends a meeting of the Accession Council inside St James's Palace in London on Sept. 10, 2022, to proclaim Britain's King Charles III as the new King.

Britain’s Prince William, Prince of Wales attends a gathering of the Accession Council inside St James’s Palace in London on Sept. 10, 2022, to proclaim Britain’s King Charles III as the brand new King.
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“I’ve had the good thing about The Queen’s knowledge and reassurance into my fifth decade. My spouse has had twenty years of her steerage and help. My three youngsters have gotten to spend holidays along with her and create recollections that may final their complete lives,” the message continued.

In a tone just like his mom’s stoic management, Prince William promised to honor her reminiscence by placing his full consideration into supporting his father, now King Charles III.

“My grandmother famously stated that grief was the worth we pay for love. The entire unhappiness we’ll really feel within the coming weeks will probably be testomony to the love we felt for our extraordinary Queen. I’ll honour her reminiscence by supporting my father, The King, in each means I can.”

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Members of the Royal household left Balmoral Saturday to attend a prayer service for Queen Elizabeth II on the close by Crathie Kirk.

The Queen reportedly frequented the small Scottish church frequently throughout her journeys to the north.

Three of the Queen’s 4 youngsters, together with Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, have reportedly been at Balmoral since Thursday, the day of the Queen’s passing.

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