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Prince Andrew stripped of his HRH

(212 Posts)
Urmstongran Thu 13-Jan-22 17:27:54

And all his military titles have been returned to HM The Queen.

LilacChaser Thu 13-Jan-22 17:30:39

I just knew a big news story would come along to take the heat off Boris grin.

Shinamae Thu 13-Jan-22 17:32:36

Not before time

Urmstongran Thu 13-Jan-22 17:34:46

No, LilacChaser that was the Chinese spy revelation earlier.
😲

Sarnia Thu 13-Jan-22 17:35:29

You have to admire our Queen, This must have been a tough decision to take against Andrew who is thought to be her favourite child but she has acted straight away and stripped him of his military and HRH title. He will continue with the court case as a private citizen. Shame our PM hasn't the same courage.

onebraincell Thu 13-Jan-22 17:36:46

Not unexpected and it could get messy, very very messy.

Grandmabatty Thu 13-Jan-22 17:37:11

I don't think she could have done differently. She will want to minimise the damage to the Crown I feel sorry for her as a mother, regardless of her position and culpability in his upbringing. Her supposedly favourite child has let her down. I have no sympathy for Andrew. He reaps what he has sown.

25Avalon Thu 13-Jan-22 17:37:36

This is supposed to be so that he can defend the court case in the US as a private citizen. Presumably so RF and the military are not dragged in to the mire.

Urmstongran Thu 13-Jan-22 17:40:35

And why he sold his 7 bed ski chalet in Verbiers to pay for it. Took a big hit on the selling price but needs must.

Ohmother Thu 13-Jan-22 17:40:38

About time! Pompous prat! I’ve never heard anyone that’s worked for him say anything flattering. Roll on the court case now.

Peasblossom Thu 13-Jan-22 17:42:07

Ohmother

About time! Pompous prat! I’ve never heard anyone that’s worked for him say anything flattering. Roll on the court case now.

Wow. Do you know people who’ve worked for him?

Do tell😬

Oldbat1 Thu 13-Jan-22 17:50:47

Thank goodness for that!

grumppa Thu 13-Jan-22 17:54:33

I know nobody who worked for him, but somebody who worked with me went on a couple of trade missions with him, and what he had to say about him bears this out.

EllanVannin Thu 13-Jan-22 17:54:37

The shame !

Esspee Thu 13-Jan-22 17:57:02

One bit of good news for the day. Now let’s hope the next one is the PM’s resignation.

Blossoming Thu 13-Jan-22 18:00:51

The only other option was to settle, and how would that have played out?

annie61 Thu 13-Jan-22 18:02:51

Feel sorry for his daughters, but he brought all this on himself.

Wonder what Fergie's stance will be now? She's used to defending him.

lavendermine Thu 13-Jan-22 18:08:32

Good news - the pompous halfwit.

Visgir1 Thu 13-Jan-22 18:08:41

Ohmother

About time! Pompous prat! I’ve never heard anyone that’s worked for him say anything flattering. Roll on the court case now.

My husband was at Sea with him.. When they first met he asked my DH what do I call you...? My DH said you call me Sir...
And yes tried to pull the Pompous card but in the RN he didn't get away with it.
What a idiot, completely F*** up.

merlotgran Thu 13-Jan-22 18:09:10

He hasn’t been stripped of his HRH but he will no longer use it - just like the Sussexes.

Can’t see the difference myself.

Peasblossom Thu 13-Jan-22 18:11:51

Visgir1

Ohmother

About time! Pompous prat! I’ve never heard anyone that’s worked for him say anything flattering. Roll on the court case now.

My husband was at Sea with him.. When they first met he asked my DH what do I call you...? My DH said you call me Sir...
And yes tried to pull the Pompous card but in the RN he didn't get away with it.
What a idiot, completely F*** up.

Your husband was actually Captain of that ship, was he?

Gosh that’s made you easy to identify.

Do you think you ought to ask for your post to be taken down?

Visgir1 Thu 13-Jan-22 18:13:43

No.. Just a higher Rank

Anniebach Thu 13-Jan-22 18:15:29

Visgirl do ask for your post to be removed, the name of the person you spoke of is known

Peasblossom Thu 13-Jan-22 18:18:13

Yes, he has been named as far as this story is concerned. It’s not a new story. It’s been around for years.

Peasblossom Thu 13-Jan-22 18:19:45

In fact it was in another post a few days ago, but I can’t remember which one.