Prince Harry issued a statement on the death of his grandmother,on Monday, saying he was “forever grateful” for her role in his life.
“As we celebrate the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen, and mourn her loss, we all remember the compass she was to so many in their commitment to service and duty,” Harry said in a statement published in the Archewell website.
“She was admired and respected throughout the world. Her unwavering grace and dignity remained true throughout her life and are now her eternal legacy. Let us echo the words she spoke after the passing of her husband, Prince Philip, words that can bring comfort to all of us. now: ‘Life, of course, consists as much of final partings as first meetings.’
Two years ago, Harry stepped down as a royal and moved to the United States with his wife, Meghan.
On Saturday, Harry and Meghan appeared outside Windsor Castle alongside Prince William and Kate to meet mourners.
“Grandma, although this final farewell causes us great sadness, I will be eternally grateful for all of our first encounters, from my earliest childhood memories with you, to first meeting you as my Commander-in-Chief, to the first moment you met me. dear wife and hugged your dear great-grandchildren,” Harry wrote in his statement. “I appreciate these moments shared with you, and the many other special moments in between. We already miss you so much, not just us, but the whole world. And as far as first meetings go, we now honor my father in his new role.” like King Carlos III”.
“Thank you for your commitment to service,” he continued. “Thank you for your good advice. Thank you for your contagious smile. We smile too knowing that you and Grandpa are reunited now, and both together in peace.”