Prince Charles can fill Royal ‘void’ left by Philip’s death – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Peter Hyde, Driffield.

What will be the future of the Royal family following the Prince Philip?

FOLLOWING the passing of his father, Prince Phillip, Prince Charles will have some big boots to fill. He is clearly of a far different nature, but I do feel he will be able to take on the role of supporting the Queen and leading the family in the right direction.

His eldest son Prince William will be able to give him some help as he has already taken up his share of royal duties.

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I do, however, think that Harry and Meghan will continue to trouble the ‘Firm’ for some time to come. I sincerely wish the Royal trio of the Queen, Prince Charles and Prince William well in their future duties.

The Duke of Edinburgh with the Prince of Wales and Prince William.

From: Raymond Dixon, Leeds.

I AM sure it will come as a surprise to many people to learn that our national flag has a right way to fly it. Looking at the flag as it flies on a flagpole, there are two white diagonals in the top and lower quarters on the edge next to the pole.

It infuriates me when I see our national flag flown upside down, something which I am sure would not happen with other countries’ flags. Unfortunately, this happens even on ‘official’ occasions, such as during the recent TV programme on the death of Prince Philip.

A film clip showing a Naval ship docked in London had a flag at its mast which was flying upside down. It could be excused as ‘ignorance’ on the part of foreign manufacturers of some flags, but there can be no excuse whatsoever that this disrespect to our flag is allowed on a military vessel, docked in the capital.

Prince Philip with a young Prince George. Photo: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

From: A Ward, Leeds.

THE Royal family asked that people who wished to show their respect for Prince Philip should donate to their charity instead of leaving flowers to pile up and die.

However, it appears people have ignored this. All this does is put more money into the pockets of the supermarkets because, until this week, all the small florists have been closed.

We read that Prince Philip had outspoken views on many things so it’s not hard to imagine what he would say about this needless display.

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