William bids farewell to his grandmother with a touching message… and a famous saying by Queen Elizabeth

“A lot will be said about the Queen’s departure and that historical period, but I lost my grandmother.” With that simple phrase, Prince William sent a farewell message For Queen Elizabeth II.

In a comment he posted on his Instagram account, yesterday, Saturday, the young man who became Prince of Wales confirmed that his late grandmother accompanied him in all his good and bad days, and was by his side in the saddest, saddest and most painful moments, as in times of joy.

sadness and love

While stressing that he was saddened by her loss, he explained that at the same time, he was grateful that he had benefited from her wisdom and sobriety, and she had reassured him. “I knew that day would come,” he said, adding that he would need some time to come to terms with her absence.

In addition, he confirmed that his three children, George (9 years), Charlotte (7 years) and Louis (four), lived beautiful memories with the Queen that will accompany them throughout their lives.

He concluded, citing a famous quote from Queen Elizabeth, saying, “Sadness is the price we pay for love.” He added, “All the sadness we feel is a testament to the love we have for our exceptional queen.”

Prince William and his family with the late Queen Elizabeth II (AFP)

It is noteworthy that the Queen of Britain died last Thursday at Balmoral Castle, her summer home in Scotland, at the age of 96, after a reign that is the longest in the history of the United Kingdom, as it lasted 70 years.

Today, Sunday, her body will be transported by car through remote villages in the Highlands to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, on a six-hour journey that will allow her loved ones to bid her farewell.

The coffin is then flown to London on Tuesday where it will remain at Buckingham Palace, to be carried the following day to Westminster Hall and there until the day of the funeral, which will be held on Monday 19 September at Westminster Abbey at 11am local time (1000 GMT).

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