Why Queen Elizabeth II Sat Alone at Prince Philip's Funeral

Why Queen Elizabeth II Sat Alone at Prince Philip's Funeral
It's an image taking the world's breath away. On April 17, Prince Philip, the longest-serving British royal consort, was laid to rest following a funeral service at St. George's Chapel. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the gathering was small—there were only 30 members of the royal family in attendance—but just as poignant. And there was no image more indicative of the family's loss during these historic times than that of Queen Elizabeth II sitting alone in a pew as she mourned Philip, her husband of nearly 74 years. Because of the pandemic, royal attendees were seated at a safe distance from each other and were notably donning face masks while inside. The image of...
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