Last Monday we lived in Edinburgh a turbulent episode when a young man approached the prince andrew. It was at the moment when the coffin with the mortal remains of Elizabeth II It moved from Holyrood Palace to Saint Giles Cathedral. The British Royal House, led by the monarch’s children, accompanied a funeral march that experienced an intense moment between abuse.
At one point during the journey, a young man who was among those present to see off the sovereign shouted insults at the Duke of York. “Disgusting” “sick old man”. Scottish Police immediately pulled him away from the crowd and took him away. “I’m not doing anything wrong,” the young man who insulted Prince Andrew was justified.
As the young Prince Andrew was being led away, along with his brothers, King Charles III, Princess Anne and Prince Edward continued to walk behind the hearse carrying the Queen’s coffin. After that, the young man was arrested “in connection with a Disturbance of public order on the Royal Mile.
Sex scandals and ‘Epstein case’
Last January the Duke of York was stripped of all his titles and military honors. It was a decision made by Queen Elizabeth II after being accused of sexual assault and knowing the links he had with the tycoon and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
Buckingham Palace said in a statement that “with the Queen’s approval and agreement, the Duke of York’s military titles and royal patronage” would be returned. Thus, Andrew of York would continue to be part of the British royal family “without exercising any public function“.
In May Prince Andrew was also barred from buckingham balcony during the celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II. Virginia Guffre accused the Duke of York of sexually assaulting her three times when she was 17, something the prince has denied numerous times.
The complainant claimed that she was a victim of sex trafficking and abuse since she was 16 years old by a trafficking network created by New York financier Jeffrey Epstein. She maintained that, as part of the abuse, she was brought before powerful men, including the prince Andrew.