London. – Harry and Meghan, Dukes of Sussex, secretly met Queen Elizabeth on Thursday in Windsor, A spokesman for the couple confirmed to the BBC. The couple stopped in Windsor on their way to The Hague, Netherlands, for the Invictus Games.
This is the first time Megan has set foot on British soil in two years. After she and Harry step down as members of the royal family.
Harry, 37, has not seen his grandmother in person since Prince Philip’s funeral in April last year, when he traveled briefly from his new home in the United States. But their contact has been limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Since then, he filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court against the Ministry of the Interior claiming that It is very dangerous to bring his family to the UK after being stripped of the official protection of the Metropolitan Police.
It is not known how the couple traveled to Britain, whether they took a private jet or a commercial flight. Harry and Meghan arrived undercover on Wednesday and are believed to have stayed at Frogmore Cottage, the home they have kept despite leaving the UK, where Princess Eugenie and her family spent the night. Their children Archie and Lilipet are not believed to have traveled with them.
Interestingly enough, Harry and Meghan, given their efforts to keep the visit secretwere seen marching toward Windsor Castle early Thursday morning by parishioners arriving at the Royal Maundy, Thursday Maundy’s service..
It is believed the couple were on their way to the Queen’s official residence to see not only the king but also Harry’s father, Prince Charles, who was staying with his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, to replace the Queen. service for the first time.
Harry and his father have rarely spoken in the past two years and Charles was criticized in an interview with Oprah last year for not being able to support him financiallystatements that are highly questionable by those close to the future king.
Reuters and the Associated Press
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