Friday, 16 September 2016

Photos: Prince William Helps Dignitary Who Toppled Over While Welcoming Them To Essex

 
Prince William rushed to the aid of a local dignitary today after he toppled over while welcoming the Duke and Duchess to Essex.

The royals were greeted in Harlow by Vice Lord Lieutenant of Essex Jonathan Douglas-Hughes, the Queen's representative in the county.

But the 72-year-old, who was wearing full ceremonial uniform including a sword and boots with spurs, tumbled backwards over a concrete bollard shortly after the couple got out of their car.
William rushed to help the stricken official, who got up looking somewhat embarrassed. Mr Douglas-Hughes turned to William and said 'Sorry about that' and the Duke replied 'No, it's all right'.

William and Kate were arriving at a windswept Stewards Academy in Harlow, Essex, to discuss how young people cope with issues such as starting a new school.


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