Prince Harry has opened up about a secret three-word code he frequently exchanged with his brother, Prince William, during extreme crises.
Speaking to Tom Bradby on Sunday, the Duke of Sussex recounted the heartbreaking scene at his grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral where William assured him of his love.
The dialogue was based on excerpts from Harry’s book Spare.
He wrote: “I turned away and refused to meet his gaze. Mouth, ‘I love you too, but your stubbornness is extraordinary.’ Isn’t it?” I pulled away again.
“He grabbed me again and twisted me to maintain eye contact. Harold, you have to listen to me. I just want you to be happy, Harold, I I swear, I swear to the life of the mummy.”
“He stopped. I stopped. Pa stopped.
“He went there and used a secret code, a universal password. Ever since we were boys, those three words were ‘about a mummy’s life’ in times of extreme crisis.” It was used only for
“For nearly 25 years, we’ve set aside that soul-crushing oath for when one of us needs to be heard and believed quickly, when nothing else can.
“As intended, it stopped me cold. Not because he used it, but because it didn’t work. I simply didn’t believe him,” Harry concludes in the excerpt. .