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People: Queen Invited Duke & Duchess of Sussex to Join Her for Church Service on Sunday Morning

Afouda Fortune
Mar 10, 2020
09:30 P.M.
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While Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are back in the U.K. for their final duties as royals, they have ensured that some quality time with Queen Elizabeth is part of their schedule.


Although Meghan Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, have returned to the United Kingdom to perform their final rites as royals, the duo has made spending time with the Queen a priority.

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle during an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images


[Meghan and Harry's] appearance at the Commonwealth Day service would be their first time with most members of the royal family since Megxit.

According to People, the Queen had invited the couple to join her for church service in Windsor on Sunday morning.




, who had spoken to People about the occurrence,



“It was a really sweet gesture that the Queen asked them to church. It’s telling in the sense that these two are still her family. And as a family, they all love each other.”

The site noted that while Meghan had rocked a fascinator-style headpiece and striking emerald earrings, her husband wore a suit and tie. The Queen, on the other hand, opted for a light blue ensemble with she paired with a matching hat.


Just last weekend, the Duke of Sussex had joined the Queen for a four-hour-long discussion to address the drama that followed his step-down announcement in January.

Cosmopolitan recounted that the meeting had supposedly ended on a positive note as the Queen had told Harry that he would always be welcomed back to royalty.

Harry and Meghan are expected to join some senior royals on Monday, where they are to appear beside the Queen as well as Harry’s father, Prince Charles, and brother, Prince William, at the Commonwealth Day service in Westminster Abbey.


Page Six noted that their appearance at the Commonwealth Day service would be their first time with most members of the royal family since Megxit.

However, before their engagement on Monday, the Sussexes have made their presence known at other events.

According to People, Meghan and Harry had joined other guests at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London on Thursday, March 5.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex make an official visit to the Joff Youth Centre in Peacehaven, Sussex on October 3, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

The event is dedicated to honoring veterans and servicemen and women who have accomplished unexpected milestones in their recovery from injury by taking part in sporting and adventure challenges over the past year. 

Meghan and Harry first attended the event together back in 2018.