Prince Harry is believed to have returned to Frogmore Cottage after attending the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip.
The Duke of Sussex broke his 10-day quarantine after traveling from his home in LA on Sunday for the funeral held yesterday at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.
Government rules state that he must continue his self-isolation at ‘all other times’ so it is believed he will return to Frogmore Cottage, also in Windsor, to complete it.
Plans for a vigil at Windsor Castle have reportedly been dropped, although a source said Prince Charles, who was clearly emotional before and during the service, planned to spend some time with his youngest son, perhaps taking him for a walk.
The Duke of Sussex broke his 10-day quarantine after traveling from his home in LA on Sunday for the funeral held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor yesterday.
“There has been talk that Charles will walk through Windsor with Harry to see some tributes and spend some time together,” the source said.
However, Harry would like to return to America to be with Meghan, who is believed to be seven months pregnant with their second child.
He could fly back to Los Angeles tomorrow.
But The Telegraph reported: “The Duke of Sussex is said to have stayed at Frogmore’s cottage.”
Frogmore Cottage was Harry’s old address where he previously lived with his wife Meghan Markle.
Frogmore Cottage was Harry’s old address where he previously lived with his wife Meghan Markle
Government rules state that Harry must continue his self-isolation at ‘all other times’ so it is believed he will return to Frogmore Cottage, also in Windsor, to complete it. Pictured: Prince Philip’s funeral
The couple left their home in Windsor after resigning from their duties with the Royal Family in January last year, moving first to Canada and then to LA.
And while the couple’s departure raised the belief that Harry and his brother Prince William were not getting along, the couple were spotted today at Prince Philip’s funeral procession.
The estranged brothers looked deep in conversation when they first appeared together in public for the first time in more than a year.
The princes chatted as they walked out of St. George’s Chapel after this afternoon’s service, having previously participated in the procession on either side of their cousin Peter Phillips behind the coffin of the Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Harry and Prince William walk out of St George’s Chapel together today, with Kate Middleton also walking next to them
Prince Harry speaks to Prince William this afternoon as they leave the service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle
The Duke of Sussex speaks to the Duke of Cambridge today after the service at St George’s Chapel
Harry was initially seen talking to his sister-in-law Kate Middleton as they left the chapel and started walking, but then she seemed to lean back so he could talk to William for a few moments without her.
The brothers’ talk came after a spontaneous decision by part of the royal family to walk back to the castle, despite state cars being set up for them – and it gave the cameras a chance to see them talk.
Harry’s friend Tom Bradby, who today presented ITV’s coverage of the funeral, said, “Funerals are a time of reconciliation and that’s a sight, let’s face it, many wanted to see that. Not least the family itself. ‘
About an hour earlier, the Duke of Cambridge entered the chapel a place earlier than his younger brother – and the brothers sat opposite each other during the service, with William next to his wife Kate.
Kate, William and Harry talk as they leave St. George’s Chapel after the funeral service this afternoon
William and Harry had looked gloomy as they walked silently behind the specially modified Land Rover with their grandfather’s coffin on their way to the chapel, looking straight ahead, both wearing black suits.
It had been quietly hoped that the loss of their beloved grandfather, whom both men loved very much, could begin the process of rapprochement – but the brothers would not have seen each other for the funeral.
William, 38, and Harry, 36, were among nine members of the royal family who walked behind their grandfather’s unique casket this afternoon, leaving the Sovereign’s entrance at Windsor Castle at exactly 2:45 PM.
Prince Harry appears to be talking to Kate Middleton as they leave the service at St George’s Chapel this afternoon
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had previously been seen with face masks exiting Kensington Palace in West London in the back of a vehicle before being driven the 20 miles to Windsor for the funeral.
Today marks the first time Harry and William have been seen together since March 2020, when they attended a Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey along with other royals and could barely look each other in the eye.
Speaking about the brothers’ conversation today, body language expert Judi James told MailOnline: “The moment of connection between William and Harry came right at the end of the service as they left the chapel.
Prince Harry and Prince William walk side by side as they leave the funeral service at St George’s Chapel this afternoon
Members of the Royal Family, including Harry and William, walk away from St George Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle
At a well-coordinated but also relatively natural-looking moment, Harry followed William and Kate and then joined them, in between them and having a chat with both of them.
After a few seconds of what seemed like a natural and unconscious conversation, Kate relapsed, leaving the two brothers alone. It looked like a real moment of unity rather than something conceived for the cameras. ‘
Royal aides have ‘walked on eggs’ trying to break the gap between the brothers, sources said last night as tensions continue after Harry and Meghan’s bitter separation from the royal family last year.