Prince Harry’s military uniform was noticeably different from his brother’s, Prince William, and uncle’s, Prince Andrew, as they each stood vigil over Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at Westminster Hall ahead of her funeral on Monday.
The “ER” initials were positioned on the shoulder of Prince William’s uniform and were also seen on Prince Andrew’s military regalia during another senior royal vigil. The initials stand for “Elizabeth Regina” in Latin.
Prince Harry was finally allowed to wear his military uniform at the last minute after receiving approval from King Charles III, when Kensington Palace announced the surprise, 15-minute vigil with the queen’s grandchildren on Friday.
“We do not know why the initials were removed from Prince Harry’s uniform, but I am told that Prince Harry was so distraught over the removal that he seriously contemplated not wearing his uniform during the vigil,” royal expert Kinsey Schofield exclusively told Fox News Digital.
The Duke of Sussex, who served 10 years in the British Army, wore a Blues and Royals No. 1 Uniform, KCVO Neck Order and Star, Afghanistan Operational Service Medal, Golden, Diamond and Platinum Jubilee medals and Army Pilot Wings.
Schofield added, “I’m told he almost wore his morning dress instead. I don’t think instances like this are a personal attack on him, but unfortunately he believes that they are.”
Harry and wife Meghan Markle had departed from royal duties and moved to the United States due to what they described as the British media’s intrusion and racist demeanor toward their family.
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