Room for reconciliation. The seating chart at Queen Elizabeth II‘s funeral was not a snub at Prince Harry from King Charles III, royal historian Gareth Russell exclusively tells Us Weekly.“That’s the etiquette.
If you know what the etiquette is, it actually is a place of honor,” Russell explained on Tuesday, September 20, about Harry, 38, sitting behind his father, 73. “To be the one behind the king is actually a sign of favor.
What they seem to have done with this etiquette though is not prioritize [Prince William] or Harry.”According to the royal expert, the decision was all about Charles paying respect to his sister, Princess Anne.“The king’s major concern has been to give a place of honor to his sister and for the older roles to be relaxed,” Russell continued. “So we saw for the first time a female member of the royal family marching behind the coffin.Read more on usmagazine.com