Prince Andrew, who is very isolated from the royal family, nevertheless lives in one of the largest residences in the Windsor estate: the Royal Lodge. King Charles III is reluctant to kick him out, however, because of his outcast status and the cost of maintaining the manor. The Daily Mail has another theory on 25 May 2023.
A case with twists and turns. For some months now, Prince Andrew has been unsure whether to pack his bags or continue to live quietly in Royal Lodge, the manor house allocated to him by his mother on the Windsor estate. According to some sources, King Charles came close to kicking him out overnight, but the Daily Mail now seems to be playing down these rumours. According to the British daily, “the king will not force his brother to leave the estate”.
The newspaper explains that the move could in fact cost the Crown a lot of money, as the King would have to pay his brother some sort of compensation for the fact that he has a 75-year lease on the Royal Lodge. Furthermore, the newspaper reports that Prince Andrew uses the services of Windsor Castle for everything from cooking to gardening, and this kind of gesture from Charles III would prove that he is not about to cut him off.
Prince Andrew not totally excluded from the Royal Family
Although Prince Andrew was present at his brother’s coronation on 6 May, he does not appear in the official photos taken after the ceremony. This does not mean, however, that he was not invited to pose. However, Buckingham Palace staff did not publish some family photos. While Prince Harry left as soon as the ceremony was over, Prince Andrew was present. The Daily Telegraph reported in its Saturday 13 May edition that the younger brother of Charles III even posed alongside his family in front of Hugo Burnand’s camera. “Andrew wanted to be included in the shoot and asked that there be time in the schedule for him to be photographed. He wanted to make sure there was an official record of his participation in his brother’s coronation,” a source close to the firm told the British media.
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