Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William and Kate Middleton came together on Saturday to greet mourners and well-wishers outside the royal residence. The Duke of Sussex was lovingly consoled by his wife Meghan Markle as the quartet spent time speaking to people offering their condolences. Harry and William reunited and arrived in the same car to greet the well-wishers. In emotional footage captured by The Sun, a grieving Harry is heard telling onlookers it is “a lonely place up there now without her.”
In a moving tribute to his late grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, he added: “Every room she was in, we felt her presence throughout.”
Meghan put a consoling arm around her husband as the couple viewed the hundreds of floral tributes that had been placed outside the royal residence.
Body language expert Judie James said: “It’s comforting to see Meghan’s supportive touches on the back and partial hugs for a clearly upset Harry.”
Prince William’s official spokesperson had confirmed he invited Harry and Meghan to observe the tributes to the monarch.
Raj Kaur, 41, who was in the crowd, said: “I think that really just sort of draws a line under what’s happened historically.
“It’s a really strong sense of unity I think for the royal family. It was really lovely to see.”
William was heard telling one well-wisher the days following the Queen’s death had been “so surreal” and also said: “We all thought she was invincible.
He was also asked by another mourner how his three young children – George, 9, Charlotte, 7, and Louis, 4, who all started at a new school on the day the queen died – were coping.
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William’s title in the line of succession to the throne as the Prince of Wales has been added, with his three children listed as “of Wales”.
Archie and Lilibet are technically technically now a prince and a princess because their grandfather has become King, although Buckingham Palace or their parents are yet to confirm if they will use the titles.
The King’s spokesman said the monarch had announced William and Kate’s titles as the Prince and Princess of Wales, and also expressed his love for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
He said: “While the website was updated for the Waleses, clearly updating love on a website doesn’t quite work so we’ve not quite done that but clearly he does love them. We will be working through updating the website as and when we get information.
Commenting on whether Archie and Lilibet would take the titles of prince and princess, the spokesman replied: “At the moment, we’re focused on the next 10 days and as and when we get information, we will update that website.”