An intruder created a huge security scare after being wrongly let in to Prince Andrew’s official residence, according to reports.
The woman is said to have turned up and claimed she had a lunch meeting with him at Royal Lodge, in Windsor Great Park on Monday.
Security guards mistakenly let her into the grounds and she spent 20 minutes walking around, according to the Sun.
The woman, who is thought to be Spanish and aged 44, is said to have demanded a private security guard forked out for her cab fare.
She is said to have arrived in the UK on Saturday – the day of Prince Philip’s funeral.
A source told the newspaper: "She cut quite a glamorous figure and the guards were completely taken in by her.
"They had no idea this woman was a total stranger to Andrew and seemingly had a fixation with him."
The trespasser reportedly headed inside the building, where he was at the time.
But she was held in the building’s lobby after asking a worker where the Duke of York was.
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After police officers were called to the scene she claimed she was engaged to the prince and lived with him.
The woman told police she was called Irene Windsor.
Maps of the site and other royal residences including Buckingham Palace were found in her handbag, the newspaper reported.
She reportedly also had a self-defence cat-shaped key ring which had two sharp prongs.
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Police arrested her on suspicion of burglary. She was let sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: "Thames Valley Police were called to the Royal Lodge at Windsor Great Park on Monday morning to reports of a female trespasser.
"The woman, aged 44, was intercepted and arrested. She was subsequently de-arrested and has been sectioned under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act.
"The investigation into the incident continues, but there was no risk to any individual on the site.
"Due to the female being sectioned, we will not be commenting further at this time."
According to reports, a security review is now taking place.
Security had been on high alert at royal buildings leading up Philip’s funeral, as well as on the day of the service.
The duke’s police protection had been reduced in size last year.
The move followed cost-cutting measures and his withdrawal from royal duties in the wake of the row over his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.
He still has Metropolitan Police personal protection, as he is the son of the Queen.
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