Elizabeth, Harry’s homage: “You were my compass”

The prince’s words about his grandmother, thanks for the “healthy advice” and the memory of the “contagious smile”

The Prince Harry paid tribute to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Thursday, calling it his “compass” as long as it was alive. In a statement released by the British media, Harry thanked the Queen for her “sound advice” and recalled her “contagious smile”.

“She was admired and respected globally. Her unwavering grace and dignity have remained true throughout her life and are now her eternal legacy,” continued the prince, noting that “this final separation brings us great sadness”.

Harry then said he was “forever grateful” for all the meetings he had with his grandmother, even in the guise of “my commander in chief”, for the “childhood memories” and when “you met my beloved wife and hugged your beloved great-grandchildren “. Now, Harry pointed out, it’s time to “honor my father in his new role as King Charles III.”