Prince Andrew visiting the Queen 'everyday' to 'make amends for shame he brought on family'

The rest of the Royal Family feel Andrew should stay out of the limelight after the sexual abuse allegations

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Prince Andrew is said to be visiting his mother the Queen everyday to try and make amends for the shame he has brought on the Royal Family.

Andrew has lost a number of honours after paying Virginia Giuffre, who accused him of sexual abuse.

The City of York even voted to remove Andrew's Duke of York moniker, which was conferred on him in 1987.

But after being seen escorting Her Majesty at the memorial for Prince Phillip, Andrew is now believed to be spending time with the Queen everyday.

Prince Andrew
Prince Andrew

A royal source told the Mirror: “Andrew is doing all he can to make amends for the shame he brought on his family for being involved in such a scandal.

"He wants to make it up to the Queen which is why he is doing all he can to see her as much as possible.

“The rest of the family, apart from Her Majesty, are united in feeling that he should stay out of the limelight and keep quiet having left such a stain on the family.”

One place Andrew will not be appearing during the Platinum Jubilee is the Trooping the Colour balcony appearance.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Andrew, Duke of York

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their children are to attend the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations but have been omitted from the Trooping the Colour balcony appearance by the Queen.

Harry and Meghan confirmed on Friday, also their son Archie’s third birthday, that they were “excited and honoured” to attend the commemorations for the monarch’s milestone in June with their eldest child and his sister Lilibet.

But the Queen has limited the Trooping the Colour balcony appearance to working members of her family, with the Duke of York and Harry and Meghan missing out.

It is not known which elements of the four-day Jubilee weekend Harry and Meghan could make an appearance at.

A spokeswoman for the couple said: “Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are excited and honoured to attend The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this June with their children.”

It will be the first time Harry and Meghan have brought their family to the UK since leaving for the US.

Lili’s first birthday falls during the Jubilee weekend on June 4 and she is yet to meet the Queen, the Prince of Wales and other members of the family.

The monarch’s decision to only include royals carrying out official public duties was taken “after careful consideration”, Buckingham Palace said.