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Will the Vanuatu tribes now worship Prince Charles?

25 April 2021

3:30 PM

25 April 2021

3:30 PM

In the days after the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, there was much eagerness to hear from a particular group of royal watchers: the folk of a few tiny villages in the South Pacific where the late Prince was venerated as a mountain god.

When a video message did eventually surface, rolled out among the broadcasters, the world saw a gathering of bearded faces sending solemn condolences.

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