The Duke of Sussex will reportedly refer to Queen Elizabeth’s death in his next memoir.
Prince Harry’s autobiography, Spare, due out on January 10, is believed to be nearly complete before his grandmother’s death in September.
However, PEOPLE reports that the 38-year-old royal “touches” death in sentences believed to have been added after he died at his home in Balmoral on Sept. 8.
“The Duke of Sussex’s forthcoming memoir ‘SPARE’ was written in large part before Queen Elizabeth died, but he will acknowledge her death in his memoir.
“The book’s publication date, scheduled for later this year, has been postponed following the Queen’s death.”
Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, 41, were in Europe when their grandmother died at the age of 96, but returned to the UK for her state funeral.
In a statement of condolence shortly after his grandmother’s death, Harry praised her for her “smart advice” and “infectious smile”, and praised her as a “guiding compass”.
“As we celebrate the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen, and mourn her passing, we all remember that she was a compass for so many in her dedication to service and duty. increase.
“She was universally admired and respected. Her unwavering grace and majesty remained true throughout her life and are now her enduring legacy.
“Let me repeat the words of her husband, Prince Philip, after his passing, which can now bring comfort to all of us: ‘Life, of course, is the last goodbye and the first. It is made up of encounters.”
“Grandma, this final farewell brings us great grief, but from my first childhood memories with you, to my first meeting with you as my commander-in-chief, to the first moment, I I am eternally grateful for all our first encounters. You met my beloved wife and hugged my dear great-grandchildren.
“We cherish these times we shared with you, and the many special moments in between. , honoring my father in his new role as Charles III.
“Thank you for your commitment to service. Thank you for your sound advice. Thank you for your contagious smile.
“We are also smiling knowing Grandpa and Grandpa are reunited and at peace.”