One source said the prince’s appearance revealed King Charles’ favor, but another source said, “Nothing has changed. Andrew is part of the family, but doesn’t represent the Firm.”
Buckingham Palace said Thomas Kingston, a British financier, was a “much-loved member of the family.”
William pulled out of a memorial service for his godfather at short notice, prompting concern over what kind of “personal matter” may have forced him to stay away.
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Sources say William does not object to his father’s apparent wish to personally reconcile with Prince Harry, and was “entirely relaxed” about the meeting between the pair.
The monarch was seen back to work for the first time since revealing his cancer diagnosis.
Officials also reportedly made clear, however, that they did not want to “enter into a row with the future king.”