Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Reunite with The Queen in Church Service


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made their first public reunion with his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II as they attended the church service on Sunday. The Duchess of Sussex and the Prince moved to Canada last year and earlier this year, they announced that they’re stepping down from being senior members of the royal family.

Prince Harry was photographed while driving his wife to the Royal Chapel of All Saints located at the Windsor Great Park. On the other hand, the 93-year-old queen was seen being driven to the church in another vehicle. Last week, Meghan and Harry returned to the U.K. for their “farewell tour” before saying goodbye to their royal statuses. They will be making their last public appearances as senior royals before finally making their exit at the end of the month.

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This afternoon, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on Commonwealth Day, alongside Her Majesty The Queen and Members of The Royal Family. The Commonwealth is a global network of 54 countries, working in collaboration towards shared economic, environmental, social and democratic goals, and the Service today seeks to highlight the vast community which spans every geographical region, religion and culture, embracing diversity amongst its population of 2.4 billion people, of which 60 percent are under 30 years old. As President and Vice-President of the @Queens_Commonwealth_Trust, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been passionate advocates of the Commonwealth having spent many years working closely with the next generation of Commonwealth leaders. The theme of the Commonwealth for 2020 is ‘Delivering A Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming', placing emphasis on youth, the environment, trade, governance, and ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and innovation. From working to protect the earth's natural resources and preserving the planet for generations to come, to championing fair trade and empowering the youth of today to transform the communities of tomorrow, the Service celebrates the Commonwealth's continued commitment to delivering a peaceful, prosperous and more sustainable future for all. Photo © PA

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The royal couple spent their holidays in Canada with their 10-month-old son Archie Harrison. This is where the duchess and former actress used to live and film her show. Baby Archie stayed there for several months with close friends. Meghan visited the U.K. with Harry last January but returned to Canada right away. A few days later, they made a unilateral announcement of stepping back from being senior members of the royal family. They added that they would balance their time between North America and the U.K.

Harry had discussions with his brother Prince William and father Prince Charles, the queen finally approved an amended royal exit plan for Meghan and Harry. One of the changes included banning the word “royal” from their branding.

Only last week, Harry met with his grandmother the queen for a private talk between a grandson and a grandmother. During which the queen assured him that he is always welcome to be a working royal. These past few days, he and Meghan made public appearances especially at the Endeavor Fund Awards as well as the Mountbatten Festival of Music which celebrated military band. This was Harry’s last event as Captain General of the Royal Marines.


On Monday, the couple will be seeing the queen again and reunite with Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton for the Commonwealth Day service which will be held at the Westminster Abbey. This will be the couple’s last official engagement as senior members of the Royal Family.