Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a discreet appearance at the 2022 Trooping the Color parade on Thursday as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s four-day platinum jubilee celebration in London.
The Sots alum, 40, stunned in an off-the-shoulder navy dress with an oversized sun hat as the Duke of Sussex, 37, joined them in the brigade’s office at Buckingham Palace.
The couple appeared to arrive in a low-key fashion but were later spotted chatting with other members of the royal family, including the Queen’s cousin Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent.
Markle was also seen hanging out with some of the younger family members. She was photographed laughing with the granddaughters of Queen Savannah Phillips, 11, Isla Phillips, 10, Mia Tindall, 8 and Lena Tindall, 3.
Meanwhile, the Queen, 96, and senior royals including Prince Charles, Prince William and Kate Middleton He waved to the onlookers from the balcony from the palace.
Markle and Harry were not invited to the photoshoot, as they are no longer members of the royal family.
After careful consideration, the Queen decided on this year’s traditional Trooping the Color look on Thursday, June 2, will be limited To Her Majesty the Queen and members of the royal family who are currently performing official public duties on behalf of the Queen.”
Trooping the Color is the official celebration of the Queen’s birthday that includes a parade of over 1,000 soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians each year.
Established during the reign of King Charles II in 1748, the birthday of the British sovereign has been celebrated annually in June for more than 260 years.
And it’s not the only birthday celebration of the Queen, who also acknowledges the day she was actually born, April 21.
Page Six reported in May that Harry, Markle and their children, Archie, 3, and Lilibert, 11 months, were Expected to attend the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrationThis is the second time the couple have come back to see the grandmother of the Duke of Sussex since then Resignation from their royal duties Moving to California in early 2020.
The duo are also expected to celebrate the birthday of their daughter Lillipet I on Saturday with the Queen. The visit will be the first time that the king will be able to meet her granddaughter named after her.
The Sussex family last visited the Queen in April. stop secretly in the UK while on their way to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games, which was the first time they had returned to Harry’s home country together since Megxit.
While in town at the time, they also met Harry’s father, Charles, 73, and his wife, Camilla Parker-Bowles, although they did not meet either William, 39, or Middleton, 40, amid Harry’s strained relationship with the Duke of Cambridge.
Harry, who spoke out against the UK government in favor of Not providing enough security To his family, he also went home sans Markle To attend a memorial To his late mother Princess Diana in July 2021 and The funeral of his grandfather Prince Philip In April of that year.
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