Posted: 13:46 GMT, Dec. February 2021 | Updated: 19:37 GMT, Jan. February 2021

Social media users have urged others to remember their humanity after Prince Charles was criticized for his 200-mile round-trip trip to visit the Duke of Edinburgh at a London hospital

The Prince of Wales met at King Edward VII’s hospital around 3 p.m. in Marylebone on Saturday at 30 o’clock to visit his 99-year-old father who was recorded as a “precaution” last week

The hashtags #princephilip and #princephillip are trending on Twitter this morning, with many criticizing the heir to the throne’s visit during the ongoing lockdown in England

A Twitter user said: “I hope Prince Phillip is better, but why was Prince Charles allowed to visit his father in the hospital when families across the country are not allowed to visit their loved ones who are in the hospital when they are not COVID is linked? ‘

Prince Charles arrives at the back entrance of King Edward VII’s hospital on Saturday afternoon before the visit

Philip, as pictured above in 2013, is expected to stay in the hospital until next week.He was admitted Tuesday after feeling unwell

On Sunday afternoon, several London police officers were pictured outside King Edward VII Hospital, where Prince Philip is being treated

Many jumped in defense of the Prince of Wales, and some insisted they do not “allow” the king’s trip, saying he would simply “see his sick father in the hospital”

On Sunday afternoon, some London police officers were pictured outside the hospital where the Duke of Edinburgh is being treated

Good Morning British host Piers Morgan loudly defended the Prince, saying, “What an incredibly sad picture of a tearful son after seeing his critically ill 99-year-old father in the hospital if your first instinct is abuse or anger Spit on Prince Charles, who is visiting Prince Philip today, shut up ‘

Charles is the first member of the royal family to visit Philip The heir to the throne, 72, is believed to have spent about 30 minutes with his father after making the 100-mile journey from Highgrove, Gloucestershire to the capital

The prince was visibly emotional when he was evicted from the London hospital, which currently only considers visitors in “exceptional circumstances” due to the Covid pandemic

The social media reaction started shortly after photos of the Prince drove away from the London hospital

A Twitter user raved: Not disrespectful to #princephillipBut double standards, does Prince Charles get a fine? ‘

Another asked: Why can #PrinceCharles visit his father #princephillip in the hospital? Relatives who have lost their families to # Covid-19 could not say goodbye to their loved ones, once again double standards in our country ‘

Several other social media users have jumped in on the Prince of Wales’s defense Some insist that they do not “indulge” the king who simply “wanted to see his sick father in the hospital”

There were many ways to defend the trip, however, as one user wrote: “There is a backlash when Prince Charles sees his sick father in the hospital where humanity has stayed in this country”

Another wrote: ‘Prince Philip has a family like all of us who loves him and doesn’t want to think of a life without him Just #PrinceCharles has visited how many across the country This pandemic has made people ar ***** * made ‘

A third commented: “I didn’t have the opportunity to rush to the hospital because my boyfriend was also flown, and I wasn’t allowed to go to the funeral to say goodbye. Does that mean I will allow Prince Charles to be his father visit NO What happened when I showed a little kindness? ‘

Charles arrived at the back of London Hospital, where Philip, his mother’s 99-year-old husband, has been Queen Elizabeth since Tuesday after the brief visit

he returned to Highgrove

Emotional: Prince Charles, pictured after visiting the Duke, made a 200-mile round trip to spend half an hour at Philip’s side

Prince Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in central London (pictured here as Queen Elizabeth II recovered after being admitted in 2013 with symptoms of gastroenteritis)

Prince Philip will find himself in a familiar setting at the private hospital in Westminster, having previously been admitted there in December 2019 and April 2018

The hospital, which has only 56 beds in its wards, was established in 1899 to treat former soldiers and the general public as returning soldiers from the Second Boer War

King Edward VII became the hospital’s first patron saint in 1901 and is still recognized by the royal family to this day

In recent years it has been used by Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cambridge

In 1995 the Queen Mother had her right hip replaced during an operation in the hospital

The 90-minute operation was performed in the famous hospital and she had previously received treatment there

Meanwhile, Princess Margaret suffered a stroke in 2002 and died in hospital at the age of 71

The Palace reiterated to MailOnline today what it said about the Duke’s health last week that the 99-year-old is expected to stay in hospital for the next week, adding that all decisions have been made with “great caution”

Charles arrived at the hospital around 3 a.m. on Saturday at 8 p.m. in a gray Tesla car, he got out of the vehicle wearing a face mask before leaving about 30 minutes later

Clarence House confirmed last night that the Prince of Wales did not stay in the capital and instead made the two-hour, 100-mile journey back to his Gloucestershire home, rather than opting to be near the hospital stay or be with him mother Queen Elizabeth in Windsor

It is believed that Charles had not seen his father since before Christmas because of statewide coronavirus restrictions The Duke stayed with the Queen at Windsor Castle

Today is Philip’s sixth day at the private facility in London and the aftermath of the news of Harry and Meghan’s departure from royal working life continues

It is assumed he knew Harry and Meghan’s announcement was due to be released yesterday

The royal writer Penny Junor said of Philip, ‘We all know he doesn’t like excitement, and he would consider a visit to be excitement’

She said she did not know the reason for the visit but added, “There are significant things going on in the family right now and I suppose it is entirely possible that Charles wanted to speak to his father and reassure him about Harry ‘

His visit to the hospital to see his father comes the day after he appeared in a video message along with his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, to urge ethnic minorities to ignore false news and their Covid- Get bumps

Charles, who had his first coronavirus sting with the 73-year-old Duchess of Cornwall, shared his concerns about “variable intake” among British black and Asian

The prince, who spent much of the first lockdown in Birkhall, Scotland with the Duchess of Cornwall, spoke last year about not being able to see his father as coronavirus restrictions remain in place

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