Prince George and Princess Charlotte were ‘well behaved’ at funeral

Prince George and Princess Charlotte behaved their best at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday.

Fellow visitor Mark Tewksbury called the eldest two children of Prince William and Kate Middleton “incredibly good” in an interview with People.

However, the 54-year-old Olympian noted that George (9) and Charlotte (7) also “acted a bit like kids, a bit like ‘Wow, this is a lot’.”

Tewksbury explained: ‘For little Prince George this will be him one day and he doesn’t really know it yet.

“And then I thought, ‘Ah, he just lost his great-grandmother,'” the athlete continued.

The royal siblings arrived at Webster Abbey with their mother, 40, on Monday morning as the Prince of Wales, also 40, walked in a procession to the church from Webster Hall.

Kate Middleton, Sophie of Wessex, Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Prince George and Princess Charlotte also behaved “a bit like children,” said Mark Tewksbury.

George wore a navy suit and black tie for the service, and his younger sister wore a black dress, a matching hat, and a horseshoe brooch Elizabeth had given her.

Their 4-year-old brother, Prince Louis, was not present at the event, presumably because of his young age.

Prince Edward, Sophie of Wessex, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The little ones accompanied their parents in the procession from Westminster Abbey.
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When the deceased monarch’s coffin reached Westminster Abbey, the little ones joined their father in the procession, walking in front of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

As they later left the church, George was photographed being comforted by his great-aunt Sophie of Wessex. The Countess put an arm around his shoulders reassuringly.

As for Charlotte, the princess burst into tears outside and was comforted by her mother. Middleton placed a hand on her daughter’s back and held her hand.

Charlotte kept great awareness of royal protocol and even coached her older brother on how to behave as they watched the coffin go by on the way to Windsor Castle.

Kate Middleton, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William
George and Charlotte were comforted by Sophie of Wessex and Middleton respectively.
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She leaned forward, gestured with her arms and could be seen saying, “You must bow.”

George listened to his sister and bowed when the moment came, as she bowed beside him.

Elizabeth died on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Her Majesty turned 96.

Although Middleton told onlookers last week that Louis is struggling to understand the sovereign’s passing, the Princess of Wales added that her three children are still “making good” amid the tragedy.

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