A source told ET that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s children had an “emotional” visit with their grandparents, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, earlier this month. The meeting came after Harry and Meghan returned to the United Kingdom for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
“The prince, of course, hasn’t seen his grandson Archie for a while and so it was very special to spend some time with him,” the source said of Harry and Meghan’s 3-year-old son.
The private visit was the first time Charles had met his 1-year-old granddaughter, Lily, and the source said the meeting was “very emotional, a very wonderful thing.”
As for Harry and Meghan’s UK return, a senior royal source told Clarence House’s annual Review briefing: “It was great to see them. It was wonderful to see them back in the UK.”
“The Prince and Duchess were absolutely thrilled to see them,” said a royal source to Charles and Camilla.
During her visit, Queen Elizabeth is also personally introduced to Lily, which is her name for the first time. Harry and Meghan previously spent time with the Queen in April. “It was great to be with her. It was great to see her,” Harry said during an interview todayHoda Kotb of the same month. Harry said of his relationship with his grandmother, “She’s in great form. She always seems to have a sense of humor with me.” “It was really nice to catch up with him.”
While in the UK, Lily celebrated her first birthday at her parents’ old house at Frogmore Cottage. Harry and Meghan invited close family and friends to their home—where they recently renewed the lease—for an intimate, backyard picnic celebration.
Maison Harriman, a photographer and friend of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, shared rare photos of Lily from the party.
“It was a privilege to celebrate Lilibet’s first birthday with my family and them!” Harriman wrote along with the pictures on Instagram. “Happiness and face painting all around.”
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