Princess Catherine revealed the sweet words Prince Louis, her youngest son, said after she and Prince William told him about his great-grandmother's death.
- The Queen died, aged 96, at Balmoral, on September 8, with her family by her side.
- Catherine joined Prince William, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor yesterday to talk to well-wishers.
- In other royals news, this is Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip's fascinating love story in pictures.
Yesterday, the Queen's grandchildren, Princes William and Harry, were joined by their wives Catherine and Meghan to greet well-wishers at Windsor. The crowds were at Windsor Castle to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II.
The four royals were seen on the Long Walk at Windsor Castle, greeting royal fans, looking at the tributes left for the Queen, and reading the notes and cards that have been left with flowers at the gates. However, it was one sweet comment from Princess Catherine, about her youngest son, that had the crowd in tears.
Royal fan Banita Ranow, 28, heard Catherine talk about her children's reaction to the Queen's death. Banita said Kate was 'welling up' while she told them, "Louis said ‘at least Grannie is with great grandpa now.’"
Banita's grandmother, Baljinder Ranow, who was also at Windsor on Saturday, went on to say, “I felt so emotional and I felt the Queen would have loved it.”
Prince Louis and Queen Elizabeth II shared a sweet bond which was evidenced at The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in May. When stood next to her on the balcony, as the royals awaited the Red Arrows, Prince Louis looked up at her and said, "Are the Red Arrows coming?" excitedly. According to a lip reader, Jeremy Freeman, the Queen responded, "I hope so!"
In a somber scene, the crowds at Windsor had been waiting in silence, but as the four senior royals appeared yesterday the crowd erupted into cheers.
The Telegraph (opens in new tab) reported that the new Prince of Wales, William asked Harry and Meghan to join him and Kate on the walkabout in Windsor. A Palace spokesperson said, "The Prince of Wales invited the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to join him and the Princess of Wales earlier."
The two royal couples are said to have spent around forty minutes speaking to well-wishers before they waved one last time and posed for a photo before driving back to the castle.
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