Prince Harry himself confirmed the meeting with his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. The son of Prince Charles made a quick stop with his wife Meghan Markle to visit his grandmother, who due to her mobility issues has reduced her public appearances to a minimum.
This was the first time the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had returned to England after two years of relinquishing their duties as official members of the British royal family.
Meeting between Prince Harry and Queen Elizabeth
Harry, who is currently in the city of The Hague, in the Netherlands, for the Invictus Games, spoke about his meeting with Queen Elizabeth and confessed that it had been “great” to see his grandmother, he revealed in a BBC interview.
In addition, sources close to the monarch, who will turn 96 this Thursday, April 21, said that the meeting with the Sussexes was “very cordial” and that the queen had been “incredibly warm and affable”.
“I had a lot of messages I wanted us to give to the British team members, and I’ve already passed on most of them. It was wonderful to see her. I’m sure she would love to be here if she could,” the prince explained.
For its part, the Daily Mail reported that the meeting was so pleasant that the Queen extended an invitation for them to join her for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
The publication added that Harry and his wife reportedly promised the sovereign that she will embrace her great-grandchildren Archie and Lilibet “in the near future.”
However, despite Harry’s statement, neither Buckingham Palace nor Clarence House, Prince Charles’ official home, have commented on the meeting between the Sussexes and the Queen.