Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, will attend the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip, in the UK on April 17 without Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, a spokesperson said.
Meghan, who is pregnant, has not received medical clearance from her doctor to travel, the spokesperson said.
The funeral will take place next Saturday at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, according to Buckingham Palace. Thirty family members will attend the funeral as guests in accordance with government COVID-19 guidelines, the BBC reported.
The duke died “peacefully” on Friday at the age of 99, from the royal family She said.
“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said in a statement. “His Royal Highness died peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The royal family joins people from all over the world in mourning for his loss. “
Prince Charles addressed the public on Saturday, said him and his family “miss [his] father enormously “and are” deeply touched “by people around the world who have shared their loss.
“My dear dad was a very special person, who most of all would have been amazed by the reaction and touching things that were said about him,” said Charles.
On Friday, the College of Arms said Philip would not perform a state funeral or lie down in the state, “in keeping with the customs and wishes of His Royal Highness.”
Harry and Meghan haven’t lived in the UK for over a year now, following their announcement in January 2020 that they were “stepping back” as working members of the royal family.
The Sussexes currently live in Montecito, California.