UK’s Prince Andrew offers up army titles, patronages: Palace | Information
Transfer comes after Andrew’s legal professionals failed to influence a US choose to dismiss a civil lawsuit towards him which accuses him of sexual assault.
Queen Elizabeth II’s second son Prince Andrew, who’s going through a US civil case for sexual assault, has given up his honorary army and charitable roles, Buckingham Palace has mentioned.
“With The Queen’s approval and settlement, The Duke of York’s army affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to The Queen,” an announcement mentioned on Thursday.
“The Duke of York will proceed to not undertake any public duties and is defending this case as a personal citizen.”
The transfer got here after Andrew’s legal professionals failed to influence a US choose to dismiss a civil lawsuit towards him that accuses him of sexual abuse.
A royal supply mentioned Andrew would not use the title “His Royal Highness” in any official capability and his different roles could be distributed amongst different members of the Royal household. They’d not return to Prince Andrew.
An announcement from Buckingham Palace concerning The Duke of York: