Queen Elizabeth II never gave up hope that Prince Harry would reconcile with his family.
“The Queen loved Harry to the end, and Harry loved her.” Royal author Robert Hardman told people In an article published on Friday. “I think she was one of the go-betweens between Windsor and California. It would have been one of her desperate wishes for them to solve the problem.”
As many of you know, Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, have been estranged from their family since announcing in January 2020 that they no longer want to work for the royal family. Montecito, California
Harry’s frayed relationship with his family came to an end in March 2021 when he and Markle Explosive interview with Oprah WinfreyIn it, Harry, 38, criticized the way his father was raised and regretted that his father and brother Prince William were “trapped” in royal roles.
In the same interview, Markle she tearfully claimed that she was contemplating suicide While pregnant with son Archie, there was pressure to deal with life as a royal and her treatment at the hands of the British media.
The Duchess says she went to the senior members of the palace for help and was rejected.
The “Suits” alum, 41, also recently gave another controversial interview, claiming that “just by existing” she and Harry were “disrupting the dynamics of the hierarchy.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were visiting Europe with Queen Elizabeth for several charitable events. He died on September 9th at the age of 96. 8. The California-based couple will stay in the UK for their ongoing ceremony, I flew the day after the funeral.
Royal watchers hoped the days leading up to the Queen’s death and funeral would help heal their broken relationship.
An estranged brother with his wife, greeted the crowd gathered outside Windsor Castletwo days after the Queen died.
However, some missteps appear to have hindered the detente.
harry was upset When the military uniform he was allowed to wear to stay up all night at his grandmother’s coffin had her initials removed.
“He is heartbroken,” a friend told London’s Sunday Times. “It feels very intentional to remove his grandmother’s initials.”
Friends said he was so “devastated” that the prince was on the verge of donning his morning suit to avoid “humiliation”.
duke and duchess “Not invited” after being invited From state receptions for world leaders and foreign royalty. 6 pages Exclusively reported that they learned they weren’t invited After reading media reports.
so was the couple I was confused by the seating arrangement. At the funeral, they didn’t sit in the front row with the King and William, 40, but in the corner of the second row next to his cousin, Princess Beatrice.
A source close to Prince Charles said, “You would think the whole family would band together and support the King, especially.” “Maybe some wounds could heal in the process.”
“She knew strife was part of life and never held a grudge. Most of all, she wanted to see her family happy,” the insider added.