Why Prince Harry will dress differently to his family at Philip’s funeral

There’s a very good reason behind it.
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After the death of his grandfather Prince Philip, Prince Harry has rushed home to attend the funeral.

The US-based prince left wife Meghan Markle in California to head back to England and is now reportedly quarantining ahead of the late Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral on Saturday April 17.

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And while Prince Harry will join the rest of his family for the somber occasion, there will be an noticeable difference between himself, his brother William and father Charles on the day.

The funeral is the first ceremonial event that Harry will attend since he was stripped of his official titles earlier in the year.

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Prince Harry has rushed back to the UK without Meghan Markle to attend the funeral of Prince Philip. (Credit: Getty)

Among the duties he was forced to hand back in the wake of Megxit was his role of Captain General of the Royal Marines, which means he won’t be wearing a military uniform to the funeral unlike his dad, brother and uncle, Prince Edward.

It is thought that it is most likely Prince Harry will wear a suit for the event.

Harry’s wife Meghan won’t be by Harry’s side at the funeral. Instead, the pregnant former actress has opted to stay put in California after being advised by medical professionals not to fly so late into her pregnancy.

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Harry won’t wear a military uniform to the event (Pictured from left: Prince Philip, Prince William and Prince Harry). (Credit: Getty)

Meghan is expected to welcome the couple’s second child, a baby girl in the coming months – a sibling to brother Archie.

Over the weekend, Buckingham Palace confirmed the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh in an official statement.

In an official statement, the Palace confirmed that the Duke passed peacefully last week.

“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.” the statement read.

“Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss. Friday, 9 April 2021.”

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Prince Harry pictured with his late grandfather. (Credit: Getty)

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