Lady Louise Windsor was mother Sophie Wessex’s double at Prince Philip’s funeral

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Sophie and Prince Edward's 17-year-old daughter cut an elegant figure in a black cloak dress, similar to her mother's set from Suzannah London, when she attended Prince Philip's funeral at St. George in Windsor (pictured)



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Lady Louise Windsor imitated her sophisticated mother Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, as she joined her family to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh yesterday.

Sophie and Prince Edward’s 17-year-old daughter cut an elegant figure in a black cloak dress, similar to her mother’s set from Suzannah London, when she attended Prince Philip’s funeral at St. George, in Windsor.

Louise, the youngest granddaughter of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, walked alongside her brother James, Viscount Severn, 13, to mourn their grandfather, who died at Windsor Castle last week in the age of 99.

Looking like her mother’s mini-me, Louise appeared perfectly in a black dress and £ 129 headband and sleek veil, believed to be by Jane Taylor London.

Lady Louise Windsor imitated her sophisticated mother Sophie, The Countess of Wessex (pictured together), as she joined her family to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh yesterday

Sophie and Prince Edward's 17-year-old daughter cut an elegant figure in a black cloak dress, similar to her mother's set from Suzannah London, when she attended Prince Philip's funeral at St. George in Windsor (pictured)

Sophie and Prince Edward’s 17-year-old daughter cut an elegant figure in a black cloak dress, similar to her mother’s set from Suzannah London, when she attended Prince Philip’s funeral at St. George in Windsor (pictured)

Louise, who is 14th to the throne and the only daughter of Prince Edward, 57, and Sophie Wessex, 56, tied her long blonde hair into a cute braid and added a black headband and matching mask.

The siblings ‘presence at the funeral was their most publicized engagement to date, despite having been guests at their cousins’ weddings.

The Queen’s seventh granddaughter, Louise lives in Bagshot Park, a few miles from Windsor Castle, with her parents and younger brother – who is 13th to the throne and the youngest of the Queen’s grandchildren.

On the morning of the funeral, Sophie, Louise and James drove to St George’s Chapel as Prince Edward joined the procession of senior royals marching behind the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin.

The Queen’s youngest son walked side by side with his brother Prince Andrew, 61, and behind his older siblings Prince Charles, 72, and Princess Anne, 70.

Louise (pictured right), the Queen's and Duke of Edinburgh's youngest granddaughter, walked alongside her brother James, Viscount Severn, 13, to mourn their grandfather, who died last week at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.

Louise (pictured right), the Queen's and Duke of Edinburgh's youngest granddaughter, walked alongside her brother James, Viscount Severn, 13, to mourn their grandfather, who died last week at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.

Louise (pictured right), the Queen’s and Duke of Edinburgh’s youngest granddaughter, walked alongside her brother James, Viscount Severn, 13, to mourn their grandfather, who died last week at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.

Close to their grandparents, the Wessex family are regularly photographed at Windsor Castle with Louise following in her grandfather’s footsteps to become an accomplished equestrian.

Last Friday, the teenager was pictured in the grounds of Windsor Castle driving her grandfather’s pony carriage on the morning of his death.

Lady Louise learned at a young age and inherited the love of carriage riding from her grandfather, Prince Philip.

After his retirement, Philip had more time to enjoy carriage riding, which had been one of his favorite pastimes since the 1970s. He raced in a horse-drawn carriage near Norfolk before representing Great Britain in several world and European championships.

Lady Louise’s appearance comes as a royal expert has said she is ‘an asset to the company’.

Speaking to FEMAIL, royal author and expert Ingrid Seward explained that Lady Louise, the Queen’s youngest granddaughter, had “always been an asset” to the royal family.

The Earl of Wessex, James Viscount Severn, The Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Windsor attend the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

The Earl of Wessex, James Viscount Severn, The Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Windsor attend the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

The Earl of Wessex, James Viscount Severn, The Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Windsor attend the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle

On Sunday, Lady Louise joined her parents and her uncle Prince Andrew for a service at the Chapel Royal of All Saints, Windsor, before thanking the estate’s employees for their support and hard work.

“She has always been an asset to the family and very polite that the Queen loves,” Ingrid said.

“You remember how she helped the bridesmaids on the steps of St. George’s Chapel as they walked inside for Princess Eugenie’s wedding and her skirt blew in the wind in front of the cameras. television? She handled it very skillfully.

She added on Lady Louise’s bond with the Duke of Edinburgh: “Prince Philip enjoyed watching Louise compete at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

“I don’t think he taught her himself, but he would have ensured that she received top class lessons from one of her grooms and, of course, the availability of ponies and cars at. drive. “

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