Funeral of Prince Philip: Prince Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi arrive in Windsor

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On a rare outing for Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh showed his dedication to his granddaughter by attending his intimate wedding to Edoardo at the Chapel of All Saints at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, in July of the last year.


Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attended his first royal ceremony since his marriage to Princess Beatrice, the couple being among 30 guests at Prince Philip’s funeral.

Edoardo, 38, supported his wife Beatrice, 32, whom he married in July of last year, as she mourned the loss of his beloved grandfather, who died last Friday at the age of 99 years old.

Beatrice, who is the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, wore a long collared jacket and round hat when she drove to Windsor Castle with her husband this afternoon.

Her younger sister Eugenie, 31, and husband Jack Brooksbank, 34, who named their first child after Prince Philip, were also among 30 guests who were invited to attend the funeral.

Edoardo, 38, supported his wife Beatrice, 32, whom he married in July of last year, as she mourned the loss of his beloved grandfather, who died last Friday at the age of 99 years old.

The Duke of Edinburgh has shown his dedication to his two granddaughters by attending each of their weddings, most recently Beatrice’s intimate ceremony at Edoardo at the Chapel Royal of All Saints at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, in July of l ‘last year.

During her last engagement before Philip’s death, Beatrice shared a lesson she learned from her grandfather on how he had encouraged her not to become “fixated on solutions” and to focus on travel. to get there instead.

The queen’s granddaughter disclosed words of wisdom inspired by the late Duke of Edinburgh while speaking at a virtual event on March 31.

She announced her sponsorship with the non-profit organization 20:40 which aims to help young people collaborate on socio-economic issues.

When asked to share advice with young future leaders during the webinar, Beatrice told them don’t become obsessed with the “solution” while trying to solve problems because their journey will always have “twists”.

On a rare outing for Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh showed his dedication to his granddaughter by attending his intimate wedding to Edoardo at the Chapel of All Saints at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, in July of the last year.

On a rare outing for Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh showed his dedication to his granddaughter by attending his intimate wedding to Edoardo at the Chapel of All Saints at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, in July of the last year.

Prince Philip has become a mentor to young royals, with Eugenie previously describing her grandfather as the rock of the family (pictured at Eugenie and Jack's wedding in 2018)

Prince Philip has become a mentor to young royals, with Eugenie previously describing her grandfather as the rock of the family (pictured at Eugenie and Jack's wedding in 2018)

Prince Philip has become a mentor to young royals, with Eugenie previously describing her grandfather as the rock of the family (pictured at Eugenie and Jack’s wedding in 2018)

She went on to urge them not to be “discouraged” by obstacles and to stay “focused” on what they are trying to achieve, a lesson which she says was inspired by her grandfather, the Prince. Philip.

Speaking from home, Beatrice, who wore a white and blue striped shirt, said: “One of the things that has always inspired me is to keep your curiosity and not to be afraid not to think and not to learn.

“But don’t feel like you have to have all the answers yourself either, one of the things that has always helped me, and this is actually inspired by my grandfather, who turns 100 this year.” , but you are sort of obsessed with solving the problem, don’t become obsessed with the solution.

“Because your path of actually finding a way to overcome this problem will be different and the path will be different, and it might turn and turn.

“So don’t be discouraged if your first path isn’t the one you think you should stick to. Keep focusing on what you are trying to accomplish and you will get there.

The Duke of Edinburgh had a special bond with his grandchildren and made one of his last public appearances at Beatrice and Edoardo’s lockdown wedding in July 2020.

Meanwhile, Eugenie paid homage to her beloved grandfather earlier this year by naming her newborn son after him.

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, who tied the knot in October 2018, have named their first child, a son born in February, Philip Hawke Brooksbank.

But tragically, due to lockdown restrictions, it is believed Eugenie never had the opportunity to introduce her newborn sons to her grandfather until he died last Friday at the age of 99.

Minute-by-minute arrangements for Prince Philip's funeral on Saturday afternoon have been revealed (pictured) - starting at 11 a.m. and ending just after 3 p.m.

Minute-by-minute arrangements for Prince Philip's funeral on Saturday afternoon have been revealed (pictured) - starting at 11 a.m. and ending just after 3 p.m.

Minute-by-minute arrangements for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday afternoon have been revealed (pictured) – starting at 11 a.m. and ending just after 3 p.m.

Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh earlier this year by naming their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank

Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh earlier this year by naming their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank

Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh earlier this year by naming their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank

The Queen’s granddaughter also recently paid tribute to her beloved grandfather on Instagram earlier this week, saying she would remember her ‘spectacular life’.

She shared the long post with two photos of herself with the Duke of Edinburgh, who died last Friday at the age of 99.

In the post, Eugenie said she would “remember learning to cook, paint, read” as well as her grandfather’s “favorite beer” and barbecue.

She ended the statement by posting: “Thank you for your dedication and love for all of us and especially for Granny, which we will take care of for you. ”

She posted: “Dear Grandpa, we all miss you. “You would be so touched by all the tributes that have been shared with me over the past few days. ⁣

“People remember sitting next to you at a dinner party, or shaking your hand once, remembering you said hello in passing, or what their DofE award was for. them. ⁣

“I remember learning to cook, paint, read. I remember laughing at your jokes and asking questions about your spectacular life and service in the Navy. ⁣

“I remember cremating the sausages and you came to save the day. ”

“I remember your hands and your laughter and your favorite beer. ⁣

“I will remember you in your children, your grandchildren and your great grandchildren.

She ended the message by thanking the Duke for his service, before signing: “With all my love, Eugenie.

The royal shared two images alongside the emotional post, including one alongside his sister Princess Beatrice on the Royal Balcony at the Investec Derby festival in Epsom in Surrey in 2017.

The Queen's granddaughter, Eugenie, recently paid tribute to her beloved grandfather on Instagram earlier this week as she said she will be remembered for her 'spectacular life'.

The Queen's granddaughter, Eugenie, recently paid tribute to her beloved grandfather on Instagram earlier this week as she said she will be remembered for her 'spectacular life'.

The Queen’s granddaughter Eugenie recently paid tribute to her beloved grandfather on Instagram earlier this week as she said she will be remembered for her ‘spectacular life’.

Beatrice and Eugenie drove to St George's Chapel as their father, Prince Andrew, joined the procession of royals (above) marching behind the Duke of Edinburgh's coffin.

Beatrice and Eugenie drove to St George's Chapel as their father, Prince Andrew, joined the procession of royals (above) marching behind the Duke of Edinburgh's coffin.

Beatrice and Eugenie drove to St George’s Chapel as their father, Prince Andrew, joined the procession of royals (above) marching behind the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin.

Due to Covid-19 rules, Prince Philip's scaled-down funeral included 30 guests - those who will take part in Prince Philip's funeral procession (left) and those who will be St George's Chapel (right)

Due to Covid-19 rules, Prince Philip's scaled-down funeral included 30 guests - those who will take part in Prince Philip's funeral procession (left) and those who will be St George's Chapel (right)

Due to Covid-19 rules, Prince Philip’s scaled-down funeral included 30 guests – those who will take part in Prince Philip’s funeral procession (left) and those who will be St George’s Chapel (right)

Another showed Prince Philip affectionately patting the head of a then eight-year-old Eugenie on Christmas Day in Sandringham in 1998.

Eugenie once described him as the rock of the family.

Speaking in the 2016 ITV documentary Our Queen at Ninety, Princess Eugenie said of Philip: “I think Grandpa is amazing. He’s really strong and consistent. He’s been around all these years, and I think he’s rock, you know, to all of us.

The Duke of Edinburgh in turn showed his dedication to his granddaughters by making rare public appearances to attend Eugenie and Beatrice’s weddings.

The Queen announced her husband’s death on Friday as the Union Flag was lowered at half mast outside Buckingham Palace.

The royal family said in a statement: “It is with deep sadness that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“Her Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join people around the world in mourning their loss.

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