Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Receive Queen’s Coffin With Family

Meghan MarkleAnd Prince Harry were among the royal family members waiting at Buckingham Palace to receive Queen Elizabeth II‘s coffin on Tuesday, September 13.

King Charles IIIAnd Queen Consort Camilla were joined by the new regent’s siblings Princess Anne, Prince AndrewAnd Prince Edward. Prince WilliamAnd Princess KatePalace officials confirmed that they were also present.

Since their retirement from royal duties in 2020 and their move to California, the Duke and duchess of Sussex have not made any public appearances with their British relatives. They joined the new Prince of Wales and Princesse of Wales, both 40s, in greeting mourners at Windsor Castle on Saturday September 10, two days following the death at 96 the queen.

William personally invited Harry, 37 and Meghan, 41 to join him and Kate. “They were delayed in arriving while they arranged the plans,” a source exclusively told Us WeeklyPublic reunion

According to royal expert, their united front is ideal for their dad. Christopher Andersen. “I think [Charles is] very careful and I think he’s trying to be subdued and trying to be a unifying figure. He needs to sell British people, for instance, on a range of things. And one of them is Camilla as queen,” Andersen explained to UseMonday, September 12

“He’s gotta have all hands on deck, and that means having both William and Harry as partners as well,” the Day Diana Died author continued. “And I think the relationship with Harry and William is still dicey.”

The brothers will continue to appear together for events leading up to the queen’s state funeral, which will take place on Monday, September 19.

After her Thursday, September 8, death at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, the queen’s casket was driven to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, accompanied by Anne, 72. On Monday, September 12, she attended a service at St Giles Cathedral. Those in the area were able pay their respects before she flew via Royal Air Force to England.

The late sovereign’s remains arrived to the cheers of thousands of mourners lining the streets. Her casket, which was decorated in the Scotland standard, and topped off with flowers, will spend a final night at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, before moving on.

On Wednesday, September 14th, there will be a procession from Westminster Hall to where the royal family can attend a short service with Reverend David Hoyle, Dean at Westminster.

After the ceremony, the ceremony of the lying in State will begin. The public can pay their respects in person for several more days until the state funeral.

Her final resting spot will be Windsor Castle in a joint tomb with Prince Philip, her husband who died in April 2021, at the age of 99.