La regina Elisabetta conserva una rara foto di Meghan Markle, Il principe Harry a Buckingham Palace

Di mercoledì, the British reigning monarch was photographed alongside Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Buckingham Palace, making it her first in-person audience since the start of the pandemia di coronavirus.

But eagle-eyed viewers on social media spotted that the 95-year-old had a collection of family photos displayed – including a shot of her grandson Il principe Harry e sua moglie Meghan Markle framed next to a bouquet of flowers.

The never-released snap of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is from their 2017 engagement shoot, Us Weekly segnalato.

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Secondo l'outlet, fans also noticed a portrait of Harry’s older brother principe William from his 2010 engagement to Kate Middleton. Nearby was a photo of the queen with her late husband Principe Filippo from her 90th birthday.

A giugno 4, Harry and Markle welcomed their second child, a girl named Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. The name pays tribute to Elizabeth, il cui soprannome di famiglia è Lilibet, and the duke’s late mother, principessa Diana.

“Grazie per la vostra continua gentilezza e supporto durante questo momento molto speciale per la nostra famiglia,” ha scritto la coppia in un comunicato che accompagnava l'annuncio di nascita.

Il bambino è “più di quanto avremmo mai potuto immaginare, e rimaniamo grati per l'amore e le preghiere che abbiamo sentito da tutto il mondo,” hanno continuato.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement in 2017.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement in 2017. (Reuters/Eddie Mulholland)

A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said the queen and other members of the family had been informed and are “felice della notizia della nascita di una figlia per il Duca e la Duchessa del Sussex.”

Royal historian Robert Lacey previously told Rivista di persone the baby name signifiesthe remarkable bondthat endures between Harry, 36, and his grandmother even amid the ongoing tensions the prince has recently addressed.

After Diana’s death in 1997 all'età 36, Elisabetta “was a sort of stepmother for both Harry and William,” Lacey explained.

We have all focused on her coaching of William as the future king, but we are realizing now the importance of the emotional bonds that she’s been able to establish with Harry and their ability to talk to each other directly,” Lui ha spiegato. “Quell'affetto rimane.”

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry attend the annual Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 18, 2015, a Londra, Inghilterra.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry attend the annual Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 18, 2015, a Londra, Inghilterra. (Photo by Julian SimmondsWPA Pool / Getty Images)

Markle, un'ex attrice americana, became the Duchess of Sussex when she married Harry in May 2018 al Castello di Windsor. The couple welcomed a son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor in 2019.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s departures from royal duties began in 2020 over what they described as the British media’s intrusions and racist attitudes towards the former “Abiti” stella, 39. La famiglia ora risiede nella città costiera di Montecito, Calif.

In the wake of quitting royal duties, they gave an explosive TV interview to Oprah Winfrey a marzo, in which the couple described painful comments about how dark Archie’s skin might be before his birth. Harry later clarified that those comments were not made by his grandparents Elizabeth and Philip. The duchess talked about the intense isolation she felt inside the royal family that led her to contemplate suicide.

Buckingham Palace said the allegations of racism made by the couple were “riguardante” and would be addressed privately.

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