“[Philip] and Harry had a very close relationship,” a source exclusively reveals in the newest issue of Us Weekly. “Whilst they may not have been able to communicate during the final year or so of his life, Philip thought extremely fondly of his grandson and vice versa.”
The Duke of Edinburgh passed away at age 99 on Friday, April 9. Following his grandfather’s death, Harry, 36, flew to England to attend the funeral, which will take place on Saturday, April 17. The Duke of Sussex has not been back to the U.K. since he and his wife, Meghan Markle, moved to America with their 23-month-old son, Archie, after stepping back from their royal duties in 2020.
The former actress, 39, is currently pregnant with the pair’s second child, a baby girl, who will be Philip’s 11th great-grandchild. Due to her physician’s orders, Meghan did not join her husband on his trip across the pond.
Shortly after their leave of absence from royal duties was made permanent earlier this year, Meghan and Harry sat down for a tell-all interview on CBS, which aired on March 7.
During the sit-down, they spoke about the unequal treatment they’d received at the hands of The Firm. Buckingham Palace responded to their allegations days later.
“The whole family is saddened to…