The royals told them not to come, but for some, it was just too hard to stay away.
- Mourners have turned out to WIndsor Castle to pay tribute to Prince Philip after the 99-year-old died there on Friday
- The royal family have asked people to not visit royal residences and instead leave condolences messages online
- The Queen and Prince Philip spent most of their final year together at Windsor Castle due to COVID-19
Outside the gates of Windsor Castle, local residents and those from further afield streamed in to lay flowers and reflect on Prince Philip’s legacy.
It was a somber but low-key affair: Mourners filed in and out, in an orderly British fashion. Their flowers left in neat rows along the fence.
But the loss of a figure that…