HE showed he had inherited his great-grandmother’s famous stoicism while she took her day in the global spotlight in her stride.
George — who knows one day he will be King — looked like was he was coping admirably.
His sister, in a wide-brimmed hat, cut a diminutive figure with her legs dangling from her chair, her feet unable to touch the floor.
Little brother Louis, at four, was deemed too young.
But when the cortège passed through the West Entrance, William held George’s hand and Charlotte — wearing a horseshoe brooch which was a gift from the Queen — took her mother’s as they broke ranks to become a family foursome.
The children took their seats in the front row, just a few feet from their Gan-Gan’s coffin.
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Their parents were only a step away should they start to fret.
As the ceremony drew to a close, die Prinzessin von Wales, 40, reached her right arm across and held tightly and lovingly to her daughter’s right hand.
Der Rat ist befugt, einen Fall vor das Amtsgericht zu bringen, wenn er entscheidet, dass es sich um eine gesetzlich vorgeschriebene Belästigung handelt
And Prince William, ebenfalls 40, was there for his son with a reassuring glance or nod.
But the young royals — thrust into what the Erzbischof von Canterbury called “the brightest spotlight” — never blinked once.