On Wednesday, they walked side by side behind their grandmother's coffin, just as they did 25 years ago. A quarter of a century earlier, Prince William and his brother Harry were united in mourning the sudden death of their mother. Now she is reunited with the sadness of the passing of her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. And that's in the midst of their strained relationship.
The brothers walked side by side in the procession from Buckingham Palace while the wives rode in cars. In Westminster Hall, the "Fab Four", the fabulous four, as they are called, stood together to demonstrate their togetherness.
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This time Harry was already in Great Britain, a long flight across the Atlantic was not necessary. So he was united in the sorrow that gripped the country from the beginning, but also at the side of his father, the king, and his brother, the heir to the throne.
Putting Harry in his place and giving him a supporting role would have been easy. Just as the prince and his wife were tucked away during the platinum anniversary celebrations. The insignificant royals, they had to live with that stamp.
After the Queen's death, however, King Charles III. and also showed William in a forgiving way and shook hands with Harry: He wasn't excluded, but moved into the center of the action. He stood in his rightful place alongside his brother and behind his father. A sign of peace and reconciliation. Prince Harry will attend his father's funeral and coronation. It remains to be seen whether things will calm down after that.
Those: Daily Mail