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Daily Mail: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry gifted a new property by the Queen

Ksenia Novikova
Jul 31, 2018
11:32 A.M.
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been gifted a lavish cottage by Queen Elizabeth.

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As reported by Daily Mail, the Queen, 92, have given the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Adelaide Cottage in Windsor.

The property was once home to Princess Margaret’s lover Group Captain Peter Townsend. Margaret is the Queen’s late sister, who passed away at the age of 71 in 2002.

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According to a source, Her Majesty has offered the Grade II listed property to Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, as a gift. The source also claimed that the newly wedded couple chose to accept it.

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“The Queen has offered the Grade II listed property to the newlyweds as a gift," the source told Daily Mail. “The couple had been for a viewing, liked it and will move in soon.”

The property, which was built in 1831 as a retreat for William IV’s wife Queen Adelaide, has been home to Royal dignitaries and courtiers.

The best known former resident of the cottage was Group Captain Peter Townsend. He was an equerry to King George VI when he and his wife Rosie Marchioness Camden were given the property in 1945

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In 1952, soon after Peter's divorce with Rosie, his relationship with Princess Margaret became public.

But the couple were prohibited to marry by the Church of England because Peter was a divorcee. Unfortunately, Peter and Margaret had to end their engagement.

In 2015, the Adelaide Cottage underwent renovation. It is called as ‘picturesque’ by the heritage organization Historic England.

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Now the property is where Meghan and Harry can expect privacy because according to the source "there are seven gated entrances and exits to Windsor Castle so the newlyweds could come and go without worrying about being photographed."

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who tied the knot on May 19, 2018, have been attracting adoring crowds in their out-of-town trips.

Recently they went to Ireland and was warmly welcomed by the locals.

They even received an impressive sketch of their official engagement photo from a student when they went to the Trinity College in Dublin.

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