Edoardo, 38, supported his wife Beatrice, 32, who he married in July last year, as she mourned the loss of her beloved grandfather, who passed away last Friday at the age of 99.
Beatrice, who is the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, wore a long collared jacket and a round hat embellished with a large black bow as she arrived by car at Windsor Castle accompanied by her husband this afternoon.
Beatrice was seen stepping out of her vehicle and arriving at St George’s Chapel alongside her husband, who both stayed protected amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic by wearing black face masks over their noses and mouths.
Meanwhile, younger sister Eugenie, 31, wore her brunette tresses in a natural wave across her shoulders with a large headpiece and donned a black jacket as she arrived at St George’s Chapel.
Edoardo, 38, supported his wife Beatrice, 32, who he married in July last year, as she mourned the loss of her beloved grandfather, who passed away last Friday at the age of 99
Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice joined other royals, including Kate Middleton and Zara and Mike Tindall outside St George’s chapel ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral
Beatrice was seen stepping out of her vehicle and arriving at St George’s Chapel alongside her husband with her hair styled in a curled fashion cascading down her shoulders
Princess Beatrice and Eugenie reunited for the public engagement as they lined up outside the chapel alongside Kate Middleton and other senior royals
The Queen’s four children, eight grandchildren and their respective spouses have come together today to support Her Majesty following the death of her husband last week at the age of 99
Beatrice and Eugenie, accompanied by their husbands, traveled by car to St George’s Chapel while their father Prince Andrew joined the procession of senior royals walking behind the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin.
Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, 34, who named their first child after Prince Philip, were among the select 30 guests who attended the funeral.
The new mother donned a long black coat embellished with simplistic stitching while she also carried Gabriela Hearst’s ‘Diana’ handbag and completed her attire with a pair of black stiletto heels.
The Duke of Edinburgh showed his dedication for his two granddaughters by attending each of their weddings, most recently Beatrice’s intimate ceremony to Edoardo at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, in July last year.
Looked up to as the patriarch of his family, Prince Philip became a mentor for younger royals who continued to turn to him over the years. Eugenie once described him as the rock of the family.
The Queen’s four children, eight grandchildren and their respective spouses have come together today to support Her Majesty following the death of her husband last week at the age of 99.
Prince Philip’s coffin was carried across the grounds of Windsor Castle in a specially modified Land Rover, while Prince Philip oversaw modifications to the vehicle himself
The two sisters and their husbands reunited amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic outside St George’s Chapel ahead of the intimate service
Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, 34, who named their first child after Prince Philip, were among the select 30 guests who attended the funeral
Princess Beatrice was accompanied by her husband Edoardo, who she married in a ceremony amid the Covid-19 pandemic last July, as they both arrived at St George’s Chapel
Meanwhile, younger sister Eugenie, 31, wore her brunette tresses in a natural wave across her shoulders and donned a black jacket as she climbed into her vehicle to head towards St George’s Chapel
Beatrice and Eugenie (left), who are the daughters of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, both arrived by car at St George’s Chapel in Windsor ahead of the funeral this afternoon
Attending Prince Philip’s funeral (pictured) was Edoardo’s first royal ceremony since tying the knot with Princess Beatrice at a wedding ceremony in July last year, amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Three German relatives – whose ancestors were denied a place at Princess Elizabeth and Philip’s wedding because of anti-German feeling after the second war – have been included.
Others on the guest list include the Queen’s first cousins Princess Alexandra, the Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent, who loyally supported the monarch and Philip by carrying out royal duties over the decades.
But the most prominent name missing from the list is Prince Harry’s wife Meghan, who has stayed at home in Los Angeles as she is unable to fly as she is expecting her second child.
Also is missing is the Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, 78, who is not a working royal.
There was also not room for the spouses of the Queen’s cousins – the Duchess of Gloucester and the Duchess of Kent, nor Prince Michael’s often controversial wife, Princess Michael of Kent.
The Queen announced her husband’s death on Friday as the Union Flag was lowered to half-mast outside Buckingham Palace.
The Royal Family said in a statement: ‘It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces 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. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.’
The minute-by-minute arrangements for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday afternoon have been revealed (pictured) – starting at 11am and finishing just after 3pm
Beatrice and Eugenie traveled by car to St George’s Chapel while their father Prince Andrew joined the procession of senior royals (above) walking behind the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin
Due to Covid-19 rules, Prince Philip’s scaled-back funeral included 30 guests – those who will be in Prince Philip’s funeral procession (left) and those who will be St George’s Chapel (right)
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S DEDICATION TO HIS GRANDDAUGHTERS: BEATRICE SHARES LESSON SHE LEARNT FROM HER GRANDFATHER WHILE EUGENIE NAMES SON AFTER PHILIP
The Duke of Edinburgh showed his dedication to his granddaughters in turn by making rare public appearances to attend Eugenie and Beatrice’s weddings.
In her last engagement before Philip’s death, Beatrice shared a lesson she learned from her grandfather explaining how he encouraged her not to become ‘obsessed with solutions’ and to focus on the journey to get there instead.
The Queen’s granddaughter divulged the words of wisdom inspired by the late Duke of Edinburgh while speaking speaking at a virtual event on March 31.
She was announcing her patronage with non-profit organisation 20:40 which aims to help young people collaborate on socio-economic issues.
In a rare outing for Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh showed his dedication for his granddaughter by attending her intimate wedding to Edoardo at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, in July last year
Prince Philip became a mentor for younger royals, with Eugenie previously describing her grandfather as the rock of the family (pictured at Eugenie and Jack’s wedding in 2018)
Princess Eugenie, 30, penned an emotional tribute to Prince Philip days after he died as she said she would remember his ‘spectacular life’ (pictured, On The Royal Balcony At The Investec Derby Festival At Epsom In Surrey in 2017)
When asked to share advice with young future leaders during the webinar, Beatrice told them not to become obsessed with the ‘solution’ while trying to solve problems because their journey will always have ‘twists and turns’.
She went on to urge them not to become ‘disheartened’ by obstacles and to remain ‘focused’ on what they are trying to achieve, a lesson she said was inspired by her grandfather Prince Philip.
Speaking from her home, Beatrice, who donned a white and blue striped shirt, said: ‘One of the things that I’ve always been inspired by is keeping your curiosity and don’t be afraid to un-think and un-learn.
‘But also don’t feel like you have to have all the answers yourself, one of the things that has always helped me, and this actually is inspired by my grandfather, whose turning 100 this year, but you kind of become obsessed with solving the problem, don’t become obsessed with the solution.
‘Because your route to actually finding a way to get through that problem will be different and the path will be different, and it might twist and turn.
‘So don’t be disheartened if your first path is not the one you think you have to stick to. Keep focusing on what you’re trying to achieve and you’ll get there.’
Meanwhile, Eugenie paid tribute to her beloved grandfather earlier this year by naming her newborn son after him.
Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank, who married in October 2018, named their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.
But tragically, due to lockdown restrictions, it is thought that Eugenie never had the opportunity to introduce her newborn sons to her grandfather before his death last Friday at the age of 99.
Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh earlier this year by naming their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank
Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank, who married in October 2018, named their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank. Pictured, the couple with their son in an Instagram snap
The Queen’s granddaughter also recently paid tribute to her beloved grandfather on Instagram earlier this week as she said she would remember his ‘spectacular life’.
In the post, Eugenie said she ‘would remember learning how to cook, how to paint, what to read’ as well as her grandfather’s ‘favourite beer’ and BBQing ability.
She finished the statement by posting: ‘Thank you for your dedication and love for us all and especially Granny, who we will look after for you.’
She posted: ‘Dearest Grandpa, we all miss you. You would be so touched by all the tributes that have been shared with me the past few days.
’People remember sitting next to you at a dinner, or shaking your hand once, who remember you saying hello in passing, or remember how much their DofE award meant to them.
’I remember learning how to cook, how to paint, what to read. I remember laughing at your jokes and asking about your spectacular life and service in the navy.
‘I remember incinerating the sausages and you swooping in to save the day.
‘I remember your hands and your laugh and your favourite beer.
’I will remember you in your children, your grandchildren and great grandchildren.’
She finished the post by thanking the Duke for his service, before signing off: ‘With all my love, Eugenie.’
The royal shared two images alongside the emotional post, including one alongside sister Princess Beatrice on The Royal Balcony At The Investec Derby Festival At Epsom In Surrey in 2017.
Another showed Prince Philip patting a then eight-year-old Eugenie affectionately on the head on Christmas Day at Sandringham in 1998.
Eugenie once described him as the rock of the family.
Speaking in the 2016 ITV documentary Our Queen at Ninety, Princess Eugenie said of Philip: ‘I think Grandpa is incredible. He really is strong and consistent. He’s been there for all these years, and I think he’s the rock, you know, for all of us.’
The Queen’s granddaughter Eugenie recently paid tribute to her beloved grandfather on Instagram earlier this week as she said she would remember his ‘spectacular life’