Prince William and Kate Middleton Will Reportedly Be Joined by Prince Edward & Sophie on Next Outing

Prince William, and Kate Middleton will reportedly be joined by the Prince's Uncle and his wife, Prince Edward and Sophie of Wessex on the next royal function.

Prince William and his wife began their year with a first outing to Bradford Yorkshire, now Royal duties must continue, and they are not resting on their oars.

Reports have it that the pair are getting ready to fill in for Her Majesty the Queen by hosting an event at Buckingham Palace, set to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

Prince William and Kate Middleton wave at crowds as they leave City Hall in Bradford's Centenary Square, on January 15, 2020 in Bradford, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince William and Kate Middleton wave at crowds as they leave City Hall in Bradford's Centenary Square, on January 15, 2020 in Bradford, England | Source: Getty Images

The Prince still has close family members like his Uncle, accompanied by his wife and also his Aunty, Princess Anne, to support them with their presence at the event.

Prince Edward and Sophie are not usually guests of top-notch royal gatherings such as this, and their appearance comes shortly after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their retirement from Royal duties. The younger couple said:

"...We intend to step back as 'senior' members of the Royal family and work to become financially independent..."

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“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity. We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA

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News of their retirement was a somewhat bitter pill to swallow, as the Queen called for a 2-hour family summit to determine her family's stance on the matter.

At the end of the meeting, the British monarch stated that her grandson has the family's support, as they understand and respect Harry's desire.

The 38-year-old Duchess revealed during her outing, that her family wouldn't be expanding anytime soon. 

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‪This evening The Duke and Duchess of Sussex accompanied Her Majesty The Queen and members of @TheRoyalFamily to the annual @RoyalBritishLegion Festival of Remembrance. This special event, which has taken place every year since 1923 at the @RoyalAlbertHall, commemorates all those who have lost their lives in conflicts.‬ • ‪This year’s Festival marked the 75th anniversary of a number of crucial battles of 1944, with a particular emphasis on the collaboration and friendship of the British, Commonwealth and Allied armies who fought them. A unique tribute was given to acknowledge those involved both past and present, culminating in a special parade of some of the last surviving veterans who fought and served in 1944.‬ • ‪Their Royal Highnesses, who last year attended their first Festival of Remembrance together, were honoured to once again pay tribute to all casualties of war and remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.‬ ‪#FestivalOfRemembrance ‪#WeWillRememberThem‬ Photo © PA / Royal British Legion

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Furthermore, the statement included that the royal family would have wished Prince Harry and Meghan continued their duty to the throne.

Having Prince Edward and Sophie as guests of the soon to host event proves that while some members are stepping down, others will be stepping up their games as regards to royal matters. A royal source mentioned that the Prince:

"Carries out a busy schedule of engagements...he is passionate about organizations and causes which provides opportunities to young people."

Just like Prince Edward, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pursue a cause for young individuals. At their first year outing, Kate and William did well to spread some goodwill by visiting kids at the Khidmat Centre in Bradford, Yorkshire.

The duo are proud parents of three children, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, and Prince George. However, the 38-year-old Duchess revealed during her outing, that her family wouldn't be expanding anytime soon. 

Irrespective of all the drama and feud rumors about the Royal house, the royal couple kept it all under wraps and communicated with their audience warmly.

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