Prince Harry won't wear military uniform at queen's funeral, Prince Andrew given vigil exception

Prince Harry will not be wearing a military uniform during Queen Elizabeth II's funeral, a representative for the royal has confirmed. "Prince

Harry, The Duke of Sussex will wear a morning suit throughout events honouring his grandmother," Ashley Hansen, Prince Harry's spokesperson, said in a statement sent to USA

TODAY. Royal experts, such as royal editor for The Sunday Times Roya Nikkhah, have explained that only working members of the royal family will wear the

military uniform for the five events during the late monarch's period of mourning and state funeral. Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each

morning. Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stepped down as senior members of the royal family in 2020 – notably pointing to the unendurable

pressures of their titles, racism from in and out of the media and a lack of support from "the institution" of the British monarchy. 'I didn't want to be alive

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British racism   Because Harry is no longer a senior working member of the royal family, experts say, he will not wear the military uniform – despite the fact

that he served in the British Army for 10 years, according to the royal family's website. "His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he

wears," Hansen stated, adding that, "we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II."