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Britain’s Prince Andrew renounces navy titles, royal patronages to Queen

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Britain’s Prince Andrew renounced his navy titles and royal patronages to Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace stated on Thursday. Britain’s Prince Andrew leaves St. Mary the Virgin church in Hillington, close to royal Sandringham property, in Norfolk, Britain on January 19, 2020. (Photo: REUTERS)Britain’s Prince Andrew, the youthful son of Queen Elizabeth II, has returned all of his navy titles and royal patronages to the monarch, Buckingham Palace stated on Thursday.

The 61-year-old Duke of York, the youthful brother of Prince Charles, is dealing with a civil intercourse case trial within the US over allegations of sexual assault.He is being sued by Virginia Giuffre, who alleges that she was trafficked by the late disgraced American financier Jeffrey Epstein to have intercourse with Prince Andrew when she was 17 allegations the royal has constantly denied.”With the Queen’s approval and agreement, the Duke of York’s military affiliations and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen,” the palace statement read.“The Duke of York will continue not to undertake any public duties and is defending this case as a private citizen,” it stated.”His Royal Highness” has been dropped from his title and all of Prince Andrew’s roles can be redistributed to different members of the royal household and won’t be returned to him, a royal supply was quoted by the BBC as saying.It comes after a US decide dominated on Wednesday that the case introduced by Giuffre might proceed, after legal professionals for Andrew didn’t have it dismissed.READ: Meghan’s ex-aide tells UK courtroom she knew letter to father might be leakedWATCH: Buckingham: The Scandals Behind The RoyaltyClick right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.