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The 62-year-old royal - who is the son of Her Late Majesty and her late husband Prince Philip as well as the brother of King Charles - paid tribute to the "nation's mother" following her death at the age of 96 on September 8 after a reign of 70 years.
Speaking on the eve of her funeral on Sunday (18.09.22), he said: "Your Majesty, it has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Mother of the nation, your devotion and personal service to our nation is unique and singular; your people show their love and respect in so many different ways and I know you are looking on, honouring their respect.
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"Mummy, your love for a son, your compassion, your care, your confidence I will treasure forever. I have found your knowledge and wisdom infinite, with no boundary or containment. I will miss your insights, advice and humour.”
Prince Andrew - who was married to Sarah Duchess of York from 1986 until 1996 and has Princess Beatrice, 34, and Princess Eugenie, 32, with her - concluded that he will always hold the Queen "close to [his] heart" and acknowledged his older brother King Charles, who immediately acceded to the throne upon his mother's death.
He added: "As our book of experiences closes, another opens, and I will forever hold you close to my heart with my deepest love and gratitude, and I will tread gladly into the next with you as my guide. God save the King."
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