Prince Andrew booed by crowds as he travels to King’s coronation
Prince Andrew was booed by members of the public as he was driven down The Mall in a state car.
The Duke of York does not have a formal role in the coronation of his brother, King Charles III, Buckingham Palace confirmed today, but is attending the ceremony at Westminster Abbey.
Andrew stepped down from royal duties in 2019 over his links to convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. In January 2022, he was stripped of his HRH title after he was accused of sexual assault by Virginia Giuffre, a victim of Epstein’s. He has vehemently and continuously denied these claims.
Since 2019, the duke has largely stayed out of the spotlight. However, he was seen attending Easter service with the King and Queen Consort Camilla, the Princess Royal, the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, and the Prince and Princess of Wales in early April.
Prince Harry, who is expected to wear a morning suit to the ceremony rather than his military uniform, arrived in the UK a day before the “slimmed-down” affair Saturday, which will see 2,000 guests, including political leaders, members of the royal family, and celebrities, attend.
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