Heartbreaking moment Princess Charlotte, seven, cries after the Queen’s funeral
Monday - 19/09/2022 14:35Author: Editors DeskSource: News Corp Australia Network:
The seven-year-old wiped her eyes and was comforted by mum Kate Middleton after saying goodbye to her beloved great-grandmother.
Princess Charlotte cried after The Queen’s emotional funeral in a heartbreaking moment this afternoon.
The seven-year-old royal wiped her eyes and was comforted by mum Kate Middleton after saying goodbye to her beloved great-grandmother.
She had bravely remained incredibly composed throughout the immense ceremony in Westminster Hall, The Sun reported.
And she was only seen crying when Her Majesty’s coffin was lowered into the hearse at Wellington Arch.
Charlotte’s older brother Prince George, nine, was also comforted during the funeral service when he appeared emotional.
The Princess of Wales placed a reassuring hand on her eldest son’s leg after he rubbed his eye.
He was sat in between his mum and dad and Charlotte, sat next to Kate, looked on.
And there were emotional scenes when the two children entered Westminster Abbey together with their parents.
They had been expected to be absent from the funeral but it is understood the new Prince and Princess of Wales decided it was important for them to be there.
Mum-of-three Kate was seen placing a reassuring hand her eldest children’s shoulders as they entered the memorial.
George was pictured singing The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended as he stood between his parents.
Charlotte could be seen looking around from under the brim of her hat while the mourners sang The Lord’s My Shepherd.
During the Archbishop of Canterbury’s sermon, George read the order of service while sister Charlotte was seen whispering to her mother.
At one point, the youngsters could be seen standing next to their aunt Meghan Markle.
The family then took their seats alongside leaders from around the world to say goodbye to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.
Following the funeral, Charlotte joined Camilla and Kate in a car as they follow a procession to Wellington Arch.
George meanwhile was seen welling up as he walked with other royals.
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