will use his central role at Westminster Abbey as a springboard to support his mother at a  service at St Paul’s Cathedral in June and is not bothered if ‘public opinion is against him’, it was claimed today. The Duke of York is said to have been ’emboldened’ by ‘s decision to travel with him from Windsor and to let him walk her to and from her seat on Tuesday at an event watched by millions.  It came amid reports of a rift between palace aides over the decision and explosive claims that senior members of the Royal Family only found out the night before. The Duke of York is said to be determined to be at the service at St Paul’s on June 3, viewing it as a tribute to his mother in the same way Tuesday’s service was a tribute to his father .  The shamed royal is also…    read more