Prince Philip will attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding ceremony, Buckingham Palace have confirmed.
The 96-year-old prince – who retired from public life final 12 months – underwent hip substitute surgical procedure final month, prompting hypothesis he would not be match sufficient to attend the nuptials on Saturday (19.05.18), however a royal spokesperson has now confirmed he will probably be there alongside his spouse, Queen Elizabeth.
It was beforehand claimed the prince had been working exhausting to get again on his toes so he might be at his grandson’s wedding ceremony.
A supply stated just lately: “The Duke is already strolling unaided. He has superb willpower. When he units his thoughts to one thing he will get on and does it.
“He has been strolling up and down stairs a number of instances in succession.
“He has additionally been charging throughout rooms at full velocity. He even needed to be informed to decelerate.”
Philip went beneath the knife on April four at King Edward VII Hospital in Central London to switch the joint and spent 9 days on mattress relaxation earlier than being allowed to return residence.
A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace stated in a press release when he left hospital: “His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh left King Edward VII’s Hospital at noon immediately following a hip substitute operation final week.
“The Duke will proceed his restoration at Windsor. His Royal Highness want to convey his appreciation for the messages of fine needs he has obtained.”
The News of Philip’s attendance got here just a few hours after it was confirmed Prince Charles will stroll Meghan down the aisle after her father, Thomas Markle, withdrew from attending the ceremony after present process coronary heart surgical procedure.
Kensington Palace confirmed in a press release: “Ms. Meghan Markle has requested His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to accompany her down the aisle of the Quire of St George’s Chapel on her Wedding ceremony Day.
“The Prince of Wales is happy to have the ability to welcome Ms. Markle to The Royal Household on this method.”