Prince Andrew stands alone at Queen's service despite joining royal procession to Westminster | The Sun

PRINCE Andrew stood alone at Queen's service today despite joining the royal procession to Westminster.

Members of the Royal Family appeared grief-stricken as Her Majesty left Buckingham Palace for the last time.

Andrew was among royals walking behind King Charles III on foot for the emotional journey.

As the Royal Family walked into Westminster Hall, other key members of the procession had others by their sides.

It comes as…

  • The list of 500 world leaders and dignitaries attending the funeral has been revealed
  • King Charles was pictured arriving at Buckingham Palace ahead of today's procession
  • The Monarch's staff were left heartbroken after being axed during a church service for the Queen
  • Sophie Wessex is in line for a new title in a touching nod to her friendship with Her Majesty
  • Prince William and Harry will walk behind the Queen’s coffin together today
  • More than 100,000 people have launched a petition for an annual Bank Holiday in honour of Her Majesty

The Duke of York however walked on his own as the Queen was taken to lie in state after a poignant procession.

As the Royal Family stood in two straight lines with men on one side and women on the other, Andrew was positioned behind his brother and sister down the middle.


Queen’s coffin arrives at Westminster Hall for Her Majesty’s lying in state

Harry and Andrew appear in suits after ban on wearing military uniforms

Andrew and Harry were seen wearing a morning suit while walking after being blocked from wearing military uniforms.

hile leading royals are wearing military attire, Harry and Andrew have been barred from doing so.

The Duke of Sussex was told he cannot wear a military outfit throughout events honouring his grandmother the Queen.

Last night the Duke of Sussex's spokesperson asked the focus remain on the Queen, saying the outfit he wears today doesn't diminish his service.

The spokesman said:  “Prince Harry will wear a morning suit throughout events honouring his grandmother.

"His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”


Only working royals can dress in uniform at ceremonial occasions to mourn the Queen, meaning Prince Andrew has also had to wear a suit.

He stood out on Monday when he was the only one among his siblings not in uniform as they walked behind their mother's coffin in Edinburgh.

Andrew, however, has been given the green light to wear military attire as "special mark of respect" for his late mother when he stands guard around her coffin during the Vigil of the Princes this week.

The exception was made as a "special mark of respect" for the Queen, who died on Thursday at the age of 96 at Balmoral.

Prince William and Harry walked side-by-side behind the Queen's coffin today as they reunited in grief for the Royal procession.

The Duke of Sussex stood with his brother to his right and Princess Anne's son, Peter Phillips, to his left.

King Charles looked mournful as he was joined by Her Majesty's other children, Princess Anne and Prince Edward in a poignant display of respect.

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Queen Elizabeth II will lie in state in Westminster Hall inside the Palace of Westminster from Wednesday until a few hours before her funeral on Monday.

Huge queues are expected to file past over the next few days.

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