© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Andrew attends a vigil, following the loss of life of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, inside Westminster Corridor in London, Britain, September 16, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay/Pool
LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, paid tribute to his mom on Sunday, saying he would treasure eternally her love, compassion, care and confidence.
Addressing his assertion to “Mummy, Mom, Your Majesty”, reflecting the three roles he stated Elizabeth had fulfilled throughout her 70-year reign, Andrew, the Duke of York, stated he would miss her “insights, recommendation and humour”.
“Mummy, your love for a son, your compassion, your care, your confidence I’ll treasure eternally,” he stated.
Apparently the queen’s favorite son, Andrew has fallen from grace, stripped of the “His Royal Highness” title and faraway from royal duties resulting from a scandal over his friendship with U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted intercourse offender, and a associated intercourse assault allegation.
He has not been charged with any legal offence and has denied any wrongdoing, however paid to settle a U.S. civil court docket case.
The 62-year-old prince stated he had discovered his mom’s “data and knowledge infinite, with no boundary or containment”.
“As our e-book of experiences closes, one other opens, and I’ll eternally maintain you near my coronary heart with my deepest love and gratitude, and I’ll tread gladly into the following with you as my information.”
Elizabeth, who died on Sept. 8 on the age of 96, shall be honoured by scores of world leaders and royals from across the globe at a state funeral on Monday.