Princess Charlotte, seven, was
seen adjusting her hat before looking over at her uncle, who briefly looked up
and caught her eye and smiled at the young princess. The young royal was
sitting next to her uncle, in the same pew as her parents, brother and aunt Meghan
It’s been a big day for
Charlotte, with the funeral of the monarch seeing the Princess of Wales’
daughter sing God Save the King for the first time, alongside her
brother Prince George. The young royals were seen singing, joining in with
their parents the Prince and Princess of Wales as well as the other members of
the royal family.
The funeral also marked the
first time Princess Charlotte wore a formal hat. The hat was a wide-brimmed
style and had a smart bow at the back. It was thought to be by Jane Taylor, the
brand that her mother, Princess Kate, often heads to for her incredible
Princess Charlotte’s third
milestone was the wearing of a brooch – the first time she has worn jewellery
for a royal engagement.
She embellished her black
dress with a subtle diamond brooch in the shape of a horseshoe, thought to be a
gentle nod to Her Majesty who adored horses. Indeed, the late monarch was known
for her passion for both horses and horse racing and had her first riding
lesson at the age of three.
The royal also joined her
mother, the Princess of Wales, and her aunt, Meghan Markle, alongside Queen
Consort Camilla, in performing a curtsey.
Prince George stood alongside
the royal ladies, bowing his head in respect to the late monarch, and shortly
before, royal onlookers spotted an adorable moment between siblings George and
The pair were in Wellington
Arch following Her Majesty’s funeral service at Westminster Abbey, where
Charlotte could be spotted telling her big brother that he needed to bow as the
Queen’s coffin passed them.