A Kensington Palace spokesman revealed on Friday that Queen Elizabeth’s eight grandchildren, including Princes William and Harry, will stand vigil beside her coffin for 15 minutes on Saturday evening.
The late Queen Elizabeth’s coffin will lie in state at Westminster Hall in London until Monday, allowing members of the public to pay their respects.
“The Prince of Wales will stand at the Head, and the Duke of Sussex will stand at the Foot,” said the spokesman, referring to William and Harry’s royal titles.
“At the request of the King, they will both be in uniform,” he added.
Both William, the British heir to the throne, and Harry have extensive military experience.
Harry, a veteran of the Afghanistan conflict, hasn’t been so far permitted to wear a military uniform at events as he lost his honorary military titles when he stepped down from royal duties in 2020.
Their spouses will not attend the vigil, according to the spokesman.
It was reported that the monarch’s death was announced by the Royal Family last week.
Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle.
Her eldest son, Charles, 73, succeeded her as King.