The Queen described her husband the Duke of Edinburgh’s death as leaving a “huge void in her life”, Prince Andrew has said. Paying tribute to his father, Prince Philip , the Duke of York said his death means “we’ve lost almost the grandfather of the nation”. Andrew is feeling “very sorry and supportive of my mother who’s feeling it probably more than everybody else”, he added. Members of the Royal Family have been attending a service at the the Royal Chapel of All Saints of Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park. Talking about the wave of affection for him since his death, Prince Edward said his father “always thought of others before himself” and described the tributes to him as “fantastic”. Edward told reporters: “It’s been a bit of a shock. However much one tries to prepare oneself for something like this it’s still a dreadful shock. “And we’re still trying to come to terms with that. And it’s very, very sad.” The Earl of Wessex added: “It just goes to show: he might have been our father, grandfather, father-in-law, but he meant so much to so many other people.” Andrew said the Queen described the death of her husband… Read full this story
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