Princess Beatrice looks depressed on the day her father Prince Andrew leaves the royal family


Princess Beatrice is pictured today moving away from her father’s royal life in Chelsea.

The 61-year-old Prince Andrew’s royal patronage and military titles have been removed after an hour-long summit with Charles and William at Queen Windsor Castle.

Princess Beatrice is spotted shopping with baby Sienna in Chelsea

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Princess Beatrice is spotted shopping with baby Sienna in ChelseaCredit: MJ-Pictures.com
Beatrice was drinking coffee and watching the sale

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Beatrice was drinking coffee and watching the saleCredit: MJ-Pictures.com
Andrew's royal patronage and military titles have been removed

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Andrew’s royal patronage and military titles have been removedCredit: AFP

Beatrice was seen keeping a low profile as she was looking at selling coffee with her baby on Kings Road in West London on Friday.

Sources say her father is facing trial for a possible sex case in the US and that she will not return to public life.

Her Majesty is reported to have made the decision to remove her HRH title on Wednesday after a meeting with her eldest son and the Duke of Cambridge.

Her decision came 24 hours after New York Judge Louise Kaplan ruled that Andrew Roberts should face a civil trial for allegedly sexually abusing Geoffrey at the age of 17.

Andrew will now face his trial as an ordinary citizen who vehemently denies the allegations.

A source close to Andrew said he would fight Ms Giuffre’s civil case.

Andrew is seeking an out-of-court settlement for Ms Giuffre. It could be £ 10 million – the amount he gets from selling his chalet in Verbier, Switzerland.

Royal experts said that several royal figures close to Beatrice and Duke but not involved in the case could be called to testify if they go to court.

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William is reported to have been a key figure in Andrew’s royal patronage and decision to remove military titles, and his grandmother helped his position be “buried.”

It is said that both he and Charles are in complete agreement that Andrew should go – and they are reported to be “completely angry” after he “crossed the red line”.

Andrew, who looked like an ash-face when he drove to see his mother, was shocked by the move.

Insiders said the decision to reduce the royal – often referred to as her “favorite son” – to the “private citizen” was the toughest of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.

This follows family conversations about the growing issue of the “Andrew issue.”

Her Majesty summoned him to Windsor Castle before being effectively ousted by the royal family during a very emotional 90-minute summit.

At 5pm yesterday, Buckingham Palace said in a bombshell statement: “With the Queen’s approval and agreement, the Duke of York’s military relations and royal patronage have been returned to the Queen.

“The Duke of York does not carry out any public duties and is advocating the case as a private citizen.”

The queen had said the statement in person and was determined not to allow any sentimental feelings in it.

This means he has stolen 12 military titles since he was off duty in November 2019 following his car-crash BBC Newsnight interview.

The Colonel of the Grenadier Guards and the RAF Air Commodore lose their honorary roles with immediate effect.

Royal sponsorship was eliminated

He is no longer entitled to wear his uniform on burial monuments and an upcoming Thanksgiving service for his late father, Prince Philip.

Andrew, a Navy helicopter pilot in the Falkland War, will still be allowed to wear his medals like other veterans.

He eliminated dozens of royal sponsorships for golf clubs, universities, yacht clubs, sports associations, medical institutions, charities and arts organizations.

However, he retains the post of Vice Admiral in the Navy, which was handed to him in 2015 after he retired in 2001.

He is believed to have retained the Order of the Garter awarded to him in June 2014.

As one of the Queen’s four children, she will remain a state counselor – so if she is unable to perform her duties due to illness or absenteeism abroad, she can step in on her behalf.

And Andrew faces the further humiliating prospect of being evicted from his 31-bedroom Georgian mansion and losing his police protection.

In 2003, he signed a 75-year lease at the Royal Lodge for a one-off fee of £ 1 million for the Crown Estate – equivalent to about £ 250 a week.

Andrew has spent £ 7.5 million to renovate the property, including adding an indoor swimming pool.

The Royal Lodge, at least £ 30 million on the open market, is located three miles from Windsor Castle and is the old home of the Queen Mother.

Andrew’s ex-wife Sarah Ferguson also lives in the mansion, although the couple is believed to have separate wings.

If he is booted out, the prince can go to Harry and Meghan’s old gaff at Frogmore Cottage, as their lease expires in April.

His downgrading means he loses his 24-hour police protection – and must pay himself for security.

Prince Andrew's military and royal patronage has been returned to the Queen

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Prince Andrew’s military and royal patronage has been returned to the Queen
    It is understood that the Queen has made a statement in person

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It is understood that the Queen has made a statement in person

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