By Rebecca English for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:08 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 23:25 GMT, 15 March 2019
Prince William called the Duke of Edinburgh for advice over the decision to split his household from Prince Harry’s, it emerged yesterday.
He telephoned Philip, 97, at Sandringham several weeks ago because he values his ‘wise counsel’, it is understood.
The prince knew the parting of ways from his younger brother was inevitable, but was concerned about how it might look and wanted to be reassured that Harry would be well supported by Buckingham Palace.
Prince William telephoned Philip, 97, at Sandringham several weeks ago because he values his ‘wise counsel’
To William’s mind, no one knows the set-up at the palace better than his grandfather – or would give him a more unbiased opinion of the brothers’ plans. It is not known what was discussed between the pair but clearly the future king’s mind was put at rest.
On Thursday night it was announced that Harry and Meghan are to split from William and Kate in one of the biggest royal