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Lip reader reveals what Prince Harry said to Prince William before the Queen’s committal service

An expert lip reader has revealed what Prince Harry said to Prince William as the brothers were taking their seats before the Queen’s committal service.

Jacqui Press, an expert lip reader, spotted the pair in conversation at around 4.20pm as they prepared for the service in St George’s Chapel, Windsor.

The heir-to-the-throne appeared to let Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle go in first to the pew as Prince William stepped aside for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

As Prince William was standing at the entrance to the front pew, Prince Harry asked him: ‘Shall we go through first?’

William saw his brother and said yes with a nod, before telling his wife the Princess of Wales: ‘Let them go through first.’

An expert lip reader has revealed what Prince Harry said to Prince William as the brothers were taking their seats before the Queen’s committal service

As Prince William was standing at the entrance to the front pew, Prince Harry asked him: 'Shall we go through first?' William saw his brother and said yes with a nod, before telling his wife the Princess of Wales: 'Let them go through first'

As Prince William was standing at the entrance to the front pew, Prince Harry asked him: ‘Shall we go through first?’ William saw his brother and said yes with a nod, before telling his wife the Princess of Wales: ‘Let them go through first’

The brothers walked side-by-side as they followed in the procession of the coffin of Her Majesty the Queen. The pair's relationship has been strained in recent years after Harry and his wife made a series of allegations against certain members of the Royal family

The brothers walked side-by-side as they followed in the procession of the coffin of Her Majesty the Queen. The pair’s relationship has been strained in recent years after Harry and his wife made a series of allegations against certain members of the Royal family

On Monday the Royal Family united to lay the Queen to rest after her historic 70-year reign

On Monday the Royal Family united to lay the Queen to rest after her historic 70-year reign

Kate said ‘OK’ as Harry and Meghan walked past her, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, and sat down.

Later in the service Harry shared a sweet moment with his niece Charlotte as he briefly smiled reassuringly at her.

Meanwhile, Prince George shared a glance with his father, who was sitting beside him. 

At the end of the service, the Royal Family stood as the Queen was slowly lowered down into the royal vault while the Dean of Windsor said: ‘Go forth upon thy journey from this world, O Christian soul.’ 

He also offered the commendation – a prayer in which the deceased is entrusted to God’s mercy.

Moments earlier the Dean had placed her crown and other crown jewels on the altar before the Queen’s staff of office was snapped – signifying the severing of the Queen from her service in death. 

The royals took to George's Chapel for the committal service (pictured) which followed the Queen's funeral at Westminster Abbey earlier today

The royals took to George’s Chapel for the committal service (pictured) which followed the Queen’s funeral at Westminster Abbey earlier today 

Prince Harry, 37, who was seated next to his niece Princess Charlotte, seven, caught the young royal's eye at one point during the committal service (pictured)

Prince Harry, 37, who was seated next to his niece Princess Charlotte, seven, caught the young royal’s eye at one point during the committal service (pictured)

The pair caught each other's eye after the younger royal, Princess Charlotte (pictured, centre left) moved to adjust her hat

The pair caught each other’s eye after the younger royal, Princess Charlotte (pictured, centre left) moved to adjust her hat

Meanwhile, her brother Prince George (right) was seated next to his father, the Prince of Wales, (far right) with whom he shared a glance during the short service

Meanwhile, her brother Prince George (right) was seated next to his father, the Prince of Wales, (far right) with whom he shared a glance during the short service

The Queen is laid to rest for eternity in St George's Chapel as her coffin is lowered into the royal vault following her state funeral at Westminster Abbey

The Queen is laid to rest for eternity in St George’s Chapel as her coffin is lowered into the royal vault following her state funeral at Westminster Abbey

The Crown Jewels were poignantly removed from the casket to show that the Queen's reign was at an end

The Crown Jewels were poignantly removed from the casket to show that the Queen’s reign was at an end

The King looks moved as her mother is finally laid to rest during the service of committal 

The Sussexes and the Wales' sing as Her Majesty the Queen had her symbols of monarchy removed along with her titles

The Sussexes and the Wales’ sing as Her Majesty the Queen had her symbols of monarchy removed along with her titles

The Crown Jeweller, left, removes the Imperial State Crown from the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as she enters the royal crypt as a 'simple Christian soul'

The Crown Jeweller, left, removes the Imperial State Crown from the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as she enters the royal crypt as a ‘simple Christian soul’

The Lord Chamberlain breaks his Wand of Office in a symbolic moment when power transferred from the Queen

The Lord Chamberlain breaks his Wand of Office in a symbolic moment when power transferred from the Queen

The Garter King of Arms then pronounced the styles and titles of the Queen as all power moved to her son, the King.

Charles looked deeply moved as the coffin was lowered – on a day where he appeared tearful on a number of occasions as he said goodbye to his mother, the 12th British monarch to be buried at Windsor.

Her Majesty’s long journey to her final resting place – and to be reunited with the Duke of Edinburgh – began in Balmoral on the day of her death 11 days ago and will end with her private interment at the castle’s St George’s Chapel this evening where the King will scatter earth on his mother’s coffin at 7.30pm at a private family service.

Britain’s longest reigning monarch had been carried into the historic church followed by Charles III, her children and grandchildren including Prince Harry and Prince William. 

St George’s was where the Queen had sat alone during the funeral of Prince Philip last year – in one of the most poignant images of the pandemic – and it was where she had loved to worship for so many years when at Windsor.

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