Prince Andrew has been ‘banned’ from showing in public on the prestigious Garter Day service at this time at Windsor, Buckingham Palace confirmed earlier at this time.
As per Mirror UK, a Palace spokesman revealed that whereas Prince Andrew can be attending a personal lunch and investiture ceremony for brand new members of the Order of the Garter, he is not going to be taking part within the royal procession.
The spokesman was quoted saying: “The Duke of York will attend the investiture and lunch at this time however is not going to be a part of the procession or service.”
The outlet additionally reported that it seems that the choice to dam Prince Andrew from the ceremony was a ‘household choice’; the Duke of York misplaced his navy titles and HRH standing after being accused of sexual assault and being concerned in a civil intercourse case lawsuit earlier this 12 months.
It’s pertinent to say that the Queen herself is not going to be a part of the procession both, owing to her rising mobility and well being points.
It is usually being reported that Andrew’s public return as a royal was lobbied towards by Prince Charles and Prince William, the heirs to the throne, who satisfied the Queen to not permit Andrew to participate within the procession.
Each William and Charles had been stated to have been afraid of extreme public backlash over Andrew’s involvement in royal engagements; he was final seen at a royal occasion at his late father, Prince Philip’s, memorial service in March.