Britain’s Telegraph newspaper reported that Prince Andrew, amid a rape scandal, asked Queen Elizabeth II to restore him to the rank of colonel in the Grenadier Guard.
According to publication sources, the prince is demanding the restoration of the position of the Prince of Blood, a return to the royal duties that he had previously stopped performing due to the scandal, as well as the adoption of his daughters, Princesses Beatrice. and Eugenie, into the royal family.
According to the source of the publication, the rank of colonel of the Bomb Guard was the most sought-after title for Andrew, but the most important thing for him was the status of the royal majesty and the restoration of his position.
The newspaper reported that Prince Andrew will appear with members of the royal family on June 13 at the annual Order of the Lace Gala, his first appearance since he “arguably took center stage” at the memorial service for Duke of Edinburgh Philip.
As the newspaper notes, if the Prince of Blood status is restored, Andrew will again be able to attend official events with other members of the royal family.
The article notes that there is no “willingness” in the palace to return any of Andrew’s honorary military titles.
Earlier it became known that Prince Andrew was deprived of honorary military ranks, royal patronage and the ability to use the title “His Royal Highness”. American Virginia Joffrey claims she was forced to have sex with Prince as a teenager.
Last fall, the London police decided to stop investigating the prince; Payout to Giuffre. Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Elizabeth II has stripped her son Prince Andrew (Duke of York) of his military rank amid a rape scandal.
In addition to titles, the prince was deprived of royal patronage.
“The Duke of York will continue not to perform his official duties and will defend himself in court as a private person,” Buckingham Palace said.