A lip reading expert has revealed just how polite Princess Charlotte was when meeting the clergy as she arrived at Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral this morning. The seven-year-old arrived at Westminster Abbey in London alongside her mother Kate, Princess of Wales. Prince George, nine, was also at the funeral, while Prince Louis, four, stayed at their new home of Adelaide Cottage in Windsor.
Charlotte greeted members of clergy as she arrived at Westminster Abbey with her mother and brother.
The young royal greeted a member of clergy after exiting the car.
Lip reading expert Jeremy Freeman told OK Magazine the seven year old said: “Pleasured to meet you.”
Her older brother George politely said “Good morning” after his mother also introduced him.
The two eldest children of the Prince and Princess of Wales were praised by royal fans for “doing so well” during the service.
“Prince George and Princess Charlotte are doing so well,” one fan wrote on Twitter, while another said: “Prince George and Princess Charlotte are a credit to their parents, such well behaved children.”
The pair were seen reading the printed order of service once they had arrived at Westminster with Kate.
Charlotte and her brother Prince George bid farewell to their beloved “Gan Gan” as the youngest members of the royal family to follow the Queen’s coffin through Westminster Abbey.
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Royal fans took to Twitter to praise the royal pair for their bravery, while others said they had been in tears watching the pair walk behind their beloved great grandmother’s coffin.
Margunson86 tweeted: “I’m so b***** proud of you Prince George and Princess Charlotte.”
Katherine Groves added: “Prince George and Princess Charlotte are incredible. I started crying the moment the choir started singing. Hugely impressed by the royals today.”
Amanda posted: “The photos of Prince George and Princess Charlotte are just hitting my mama heart 10 fold. Losing their great grandmother and having to grieve in front of the world is heartbreaking.”
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The royal siblings, great grandchildren of the Queen, were among 2,000 guests at her state funeral, joining their parents, world leaders and national figures from UK.
George and Charlotte walked behind the Queen’s coffin as part of a solemn procession past hundreds of guests through the gothic church.
As the young royals followed their great grandmother’s coffin, flanked by their parents, the Prince and Princess of Wales, Charlotte held her hands clasped in front of her while George had his arms by his side.
The foursome walked a little behind the King, Charles, and Camilla, Queen Consort, and ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.