Queen Elizabeth II's death, Prince Harry penned a touching tribute honoring his late grandmother. On Tuesday, the 37-year-old released the lengthy statement, calling Her Majesty a «guiding compass.»«In celebrating the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen—and in mourning her loss—we are all reminded of the guiding compass she was to so many in her commitment to service and duty,» Harry wrote in the statement, shared by royal reporter Omid Scobie on Twitter.«She was globally admired and respected.
Her unwavering grace and dignity remained true throughout her life and now her everlasting legacy,» he continued. «Let us echo the words she spoke after the passing of her husband, Prince Philip, words which can bring comfort to all of us now: 'Life, of course, consists of final partings as well as first meetings.'»“You are already sorely missed, not just by us, but by the world over.
And as it comes to first meetings, we now honour my father in his new role as King Charles III.” —Prince Harry pays tribute to the Queen and and “my Commander-in-Chief”: pic.twitter.com/hhLqZNQPDWHarry went on to direct his message to his beloved grandmother and recall some of the beautiful moments they shared together over the years, which included him introducing the Queen to his «darling wife» Meghan Markle, and later their two children, 3-year-old Archie, and 1-year-old Lilibet, who was named after her.«Granny, while this final parting brings us great sadness, I am forever grateful for all of our first meetings—from my earliest childhood memories with you, to meeting you for the first time as my Commander-in-Chief, to the first moment you met my darling wife and hugged your beloved great-grandchildren,» he wrote.Read more on etonline.com