“Turns eight (!) tomorrow,” the couple tweeted on Wednesday, July 21, along with a photo of the 8-year-old prince sitting in a Land Rover.
Philip was a huge fan of British cars before his death aged 99 in April, and he even designed a modified Land Rover. carried his coffin through the grounds of Windsor Castle during his funeral tang.
Queen Elizabeth IIHer official social media account retweeted a photo of her great-grandson with a special message, “Wishing Prince George a very happy 8th birthday today!”
George, with his siblings Princess Charlotte, 6, and Prince Louis, 3, did not attend the funeral of the late Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle in April, as COVID-19 protocols kept the event low.
However, a source said Our weekly at the time William and Kate, both 39 years old, make sure to discuss Philip’s departure with their children, added, “William tells George, Charlotte and Louis that Prince Philip has ‘go to heaven’ and is ‘an angel now.’ They are still very young.”
Although Louis was too young to remember all of his memories with his great-grandfather, the source noted that George and Charlotte were “naturally…so sad” at the loss.
The royal family have come together to honor Philip as much as they can in their family, and according to insiders, “George, Charlotte and Louis helped William choose a photo of Prince Philip to hang in his home them in memory of him.”
Not long after the death of his grandfather, the Duke of Cambridge shared a never-before-seen photo of George and Philip sitting side by side in a carriage.
William wrote in the statement at the time.
He continued: “My grandfather’s century was defined by service, to the country and the Commonwealth, to his wife and Queen, and to our family. I feel fortunate to have not only his example to guide me, but also his enduring presence in my adult life, both in the good times and the hardest. I will always be grateful that my wife has had so many years to know my grandfather and for the kindness he has shown her. … Catherine and I will continue to do what he wants and will support the Queen for years to come. I will miss my grandfather, but I know he will want us to keep working. “
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