Prince Andrew was seen this morning leaving his Windsor home just days after being released from official photos of his daughter Princess Beatrice's secret wedding.
The embarrassed king, who saw driving in his black Land Rover accompanied by a security guard, has only been sighted three times since his daughter's wedding last Friday.
Beatrice married Italian real estate developer Edo Mapelli Mozzi in a surprise ceremony at All Saints Chapel on Friday and later published pictures with the Queen and Prince Philip.
Prince Andrew was seen this morning leaving his Windsor home just days after being released from official photos of his daughter Princess Beatrice's secret wedding
However, her father, the Duke of York, was particularly absent after he came under fire for his connections to the disgraced pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, who were arrested for their role in raising young girls for the financier.
Andrew was seen exiting the Royal Lodge this afternoon, just a few days after Beatrice, 31, and Edo, 37, made the knot.
In a series of wedding photos that the happy couple published in the days after the ceremony, he was conspicuously missing.
The embarrassed king, who saw driving in his black Land Rover accompanied by a security guard, has only been sighted three times since his daughter's wedding last Friday
The Duke is currently being called in to help the FBI investigate Ghislaine Maxwell.
His six-month struggle with the FBI deepened after Maxwell was arrested for allegedly helping to attract underage girls who were sexually abused by Epstein.
Her arrest in Bradford, New Hampshire, increased the demand to ask Andrew about a possible involvement, despite denying misconduct.
He has also denied claims by Virginia Roberts, Epstein's sex slave, that he had slept with her several times.
The king put his legal problems aside for the wedding when a source revealed that daughter Beatrice was "isolated for a while" with her family so that her father could walk her down the aisle.
Princess Beatrice tied the knot to Italian real estate developer Edo Mapelli Mozzi in a surprise ceremony on Friday and published pictures alongside the Queen and Prince Philip on Saturday – but the embarrassed Duke of York was particularly absent
The couple chose a small ceremony of around 20 people, according to the social distance guidelines, to shield the Queen (94) and the Duke of Edinburgh (99), who are in the Vulnerable Category.
Stunning photos show Beatrice and Edo posing after the ceremony in the flower-filled arch of the All Saints' Royal Chapel on the grounds of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson's Royal Lodge home in Windsor Great Park.
However, the Duke cannot be seen in the photos, as the Queen and Prince Philip are in another photo at a reasonable social distance from the happy couple.
The secret nature of the hastily arranged wedding meant that the Queen's troubled son was spared from performing in public.
In particular, Prince Andrew cannot be seen in the photos, as the Queen and Prince Philip are in a different photo at a reasonable social distance from the happy couple. The queen looked radiant in a turquoise suit dress and a matching hat and wore her beloved pearl necklace for the occasion.
Family friends insisted that the wedding's secrecy was not due to Andrew's problems with the Epstein scandal.
Andrew was also seen driving away from the Royal Lodge the day after his daughter's wedding.
He wore a rugby-style leotard decorated with the order of the garter: Honi soit qui maly pense – which means: "May he be ashamed of those who think badly about it."
Andrew is said to have discussed the Queen Mother during a massage on the island of his pedophile friend Jeffrey Epstein.
Princess Beatrice, who was "isolated for some time" with Prince Andrew and her family at her home in Windsor Park's Great Lodge, an insider has claimed
According to Heidi Windel, an adult masseuse who was hired in 1999 to treat him during a stay in Little St. James in the US Virgin Islands, the prince said that he and his grandmother both had the "gift of the gift".
Ms. Windel also claims that Andrew joked with her that he was bitten on the back by a mosquito.
The masseuse, who is now 75, told Air Mail, a newsletter from former Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, that Ghislaine Maxwell had asked her to set up a massage table in one of the cottages on the 75-hectare island.
Ms. Windel remembered, "I went to the door to let Lady Maxwell know I was ready and a man comes in with his hand out and says," Hello, I'm Andrew. "
"When the massage was over, he became very talkative and let me talk in stitches about the faulty mosquito that had evaded its network the night before and had bitten its" royal a ** e "."
75-year-old Heidi Windel claimed to have given the Duke of York several non-sexual massages while working on Jeffrey Epstein's Caribbean island (top).
Ms. Windel said Prince Andrew then told her "that his grandmother and he both had the gift of the Gab" before thanking her for a "stunning" massage. The masseuse said, however, that she didn't like Maxwell, who was bailed out last week by a New York court refusing sex trafficking and perjury crimes.
"She had a superior attitude, very responsible, freezing cold," said Ms. Windel.
She added: "The staff was really subordinate to her: it was always" Yes, Ma & # 39; am, yes, Ma & # 39; am "- never a discussion."
Virginia Roberts, one of Epstein's victims, claims to have been forced to have sex with Prince Andrew three times, including on Little St James in 2001.
The prince has vehemently and repeatedly denied her allegations and any wrongdoing.
Epstein's home in Palm Beach, Florida, where the American billionaire abused a number of teenage girls, was targeted by demonstrators scribbling "Gone but not forgiven" in red on the gates.
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