El príncipe Felipe, duque de Edimburgo, se levanta el sombrero en su papel de Capitán General, Royal Marines, hace su última participación pública individual mientras asiste a un desfile para marcar la final del 1664 Global Challenge, en la explanada del Palacio de Buckingham el 2 de agosto de 2017. en Londres
Upon news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, multiple members of the Royal Family changed their profile pictures to their coats of arms and posted a black and white image of the late prince.
The main Instagram and Twitter accounts belonging to The Royal Family altered its profile image from a photo of the Queen – to the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom. Clarence House, belonging to the account of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, added its crest featuring feathers of the Prince of Wales.
Following suit, Kensington Royal, the account of Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, changed its profile pictures to the couple’s official monogram. In addition to changing their profile photos, the main Instagram accounts of the Royal Family shared a black-and-white image of the Duke of Edinburgh, dressed in his military uniform.
The photo was released by the Palace Friday morning, along with a formal statement saying: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”
However the logo on the Sussex Royal Instagram account - belonging to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – has not yet been changed and remains as the combo of the letter H and M. The last post, in March 2020, detailed how they planned to retire the account ahead of their move to the USA.
It’s likely the couple still has access to the widely followed account, but it is understood that the pair will not be commenting today and will instead let the statement from the royal family speak on their behalf.