December 11, 2023

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When condolences (and job applications) go to the wrong Prince William

magazine Prince William Living It covers news from quiet Prince William County near Washington, with its plethora of vehicles or its fall festival, but it has found itself at the center of world news since the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Google, “How to contact Prince William?” In response to the question, his website – – appears after the British royal family.

As a result, the newspaper’s news service has been flooded with obituaries, drawings and poems for two days, and one good soul has even offered to send an escort to decorate the coffin of the deceased.

Its editor, Rebecca Barnes, said a total of about 80 messages came from across India, Bhutan, Japan, Egypt, the United States and England. “Even the English don’t know how to use Google,” he joked to AFP.

Not everyone is selfless. A young woman asks for an invitation to the funeral of the deceased, explaining that she is a great admirer of the royal family. Another introduces herself as a “very clean person” and offers her “housekeeping or other” services.

However, Prince William County in the state of Virginia long predates Prince William, first in the line of succession since his father, King Charles III, ascended the throne. Created in 1731, it was named after the Duke of Cumberland, third son of King George II.

Confusion is not new. Messages for Lady D and Charles’ son have been arriving in the magazine’s mailbox for a long time. Rebecca Barnes is left answering it, but sometimes she can’t help it.

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When asked what he had to do to become the next King of England, he instructed him to send an application file. “Who am I to stand in his way?”