The Downfall of Prince Andrew: Here's What You Need to Know

Royal watchers had said Prince Andrew was a favourite of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

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18/1/2022 6:55:00 PM

Royal watchers had said Prince Andrew was a favourite of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

He was a dashing helicopter pilot and war hero who captivated millions of Britons during the Falkland Islands War. Royal watchers liked to say he was a favorite of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. These days, however, Prince Andrew , 61, is drawing global infamy and revulsion over accusations that he raped a teenager in 2001. The prince has repeatedly denied the accusations. But this week, his once-glittering royal life was shattered irreparably after a federal judge in Manhattan ruled that a civi

He was a dashing helicopter pilot and war hero who captivated millions of Britons during the Falkland Islands War. Royal watchers liked to say he was a favorite of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times

The case has deeply shaken the royal family, already buffeted by scandal and the rancorous departure of Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan. The timing could hardly be worse: Elizabeth is poised to celebrate her 70th anniversary on the throne this year, and the monarchy — the symbol and unifier of an often restive nation — has been seeking to burnish and renew its brand for future generations.

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