Wessexes touched by Duke's sea of tributes
Daily Express|April 17, 2021
AN emotional Earl and Countess of Wessex viewed a raft of tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle yesterday.
Richard Palmer and Steph Spyro

AN emotional Earl and Countess of Wessex viewed a raft of tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle yesterday.

Prince Edward and Sophie were joined by daughter Lady Louise Windsor as they read cards and messages before today’s funeral.

The flowers have been left outside the castle by the public and sent by dignitaries.

They include wreaths and messages from Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the Royal Navy.

The trio of Royals spent around 15 minutes looking at hundreds of flowers and other tributes outside St George’s Chapel, where the Duke’s final service will be held.

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