Prince Edward is commemorating his mom, the late Queen Elizabeth II
More than a week after the Queen died at age 96, her youngest kid revealed his household’s tremendous sorrow. “As a family, we have grown up learning to share our parents, especially our beloved mama, with the Nation, her Realms and the Commonwealth,” the Earl of Wessex started in a declaration onSept 16. “While it has been lovely to have spent time saying our own farewell privately at Balmoral, it is now time to allow others to be able to say their farewell.”
Prince Edward’s declaration comes amidst the Queen’s depending on state at Westminster Hall in London, where members of the general public have the ability to pay their last aspects to the late king. The Prince and his brother or sisters, King Charles III, Princess Anne, and Prince Andrew held a vigil beside her casket onSept 16, as mourners inside the hall searched.
In his declaration, Edward likewise provided a word of thanks to the general public amidst the household’s grieving.
“We have been overwhelmed by the tide of emotion that has engulfed us and the sheer number of people who have gone out of their way to express their own love, admiration and respect to such a very special and unique person who was always there for us,” he kept in mind. “And now, we are there for her, united in grief. Thank you for your support, you have no idea how much it means.”