Prince Harry 'heartbroken over forced change to his military uniform he wore to coffin vigil' | The Sun

PRINCE Harry is heartbroken that the Queen’s “ER” initials were removed from the shoulder of his military uniform for last night’s vigil by her coffin, it is claimed

The Duke of Sussex even considered wearing a morning suit to avoid the embarrassment as he stood guard with Her Majesty’s seven other grandchildren. 

He was allowed to wear his military uniform for the first time since the Queen died as a mark of respect. He wore a morning suit for other occasions because he is no longer a working royal. 

It is thought removing the ER initials was due to dress rules, because they are traditionally only worn by those in service to the monarch.

But a source told The Sunday Times: “He is heartbroken. To remove his grandmother’s initials feels very intentional.”

It is thought his frustration is largely due to the initials staying on Prince Andrew's uniform the night before.


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Princes William and Harry stand together last night to show a united front for a historic vigil at the Queen’s coffin.

The brothers put aside their differences to lead all eight of Her Majesty’s grandchildren at the ceremony in Westminster Hall.

Wills earlier joined the King to meet some of those in the Lying-in-State queue by the Thames.

The Queen’s treasured grandchildren stood side by side last night in the ­ultimate show of respect for their beloved “Grannie”.

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Brothers William, 40, and Harry, 38, were again united in grief — and together in military uniform — as they stood beside the coffin in Westminster Hall.

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie earlier paid tribute, thanking the Queen for making them laugh and for picking heather and raspberries.

They touchingly added: “It has been the honour of our lives to have been your granddaughters.”

Last night’s vigil was the first time that a monarch’s grandchildren have carried out the ceremonial mark of respect.

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William and Harry led the eight, lining up shortly before 6pm.

As they were given instructions in an archway, Harry was heard saying something over William’s shoulder who appeared to reply with a “yes”.

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