Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appear at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a clever appearance at the 2022 military parade on Thursday as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s four-day Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London.

The “suits” alumnus, 40, stunned in an off-the-shoulder navy dress paired with a giant sun hat as he joined the Duke of Sussex, 37, at the major-general’s office at Buckingham Palace.

The couple appeared to arrive in a low-key fashion, but were later spotted chatting with other members of the royal family, including the Queen’s cousin, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

Markle was also seen hanging out with some young family members. She was pictured giggling with the Queen’s great-granddaughters Savannah Phillips, 11, Isla Phillips, 10, Mia Tindall, 8, and Lena Tindall, 3.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chat with Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, at Trooping the Colour.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chat with Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, at a military parade in London.
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Meanwhile, the 96-year-old Queen and senior royals including Prince Charles, Prince William and Kate Middleton waved to onlookers from the palace’s balcony.

Markle and Harry were not invited to the group photo because they are no longer royals.

Meghan Markle chats with Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall and Lena Tindall at Trooping the Colour.
Markle was seen chatting with some young royals.
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“After careful consideration, the Queen has decided that the traditional military parade on Thursday 2 June this year will be limited to Her Majesty and members of the Royal Family currently performing official duties on the Queen’s behalf,” Buckingham Palace previously said in a statement.

Trooping the Color is the official celebration of the Queen’s Birthday, with more than 1,000 soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians taking part in the parade each year.

Prince Harry booed Savannah Phillips, Phillips Island, Mia Tindall and Lena Tindall while riding.
This is the couple’s second visit to the UK together since leaving the royal family in 2020.
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Created in 1748 under King Charles II, the British monarch’s birthday has been celebrated every June for more than 260 years.

It wasn’t the Queen’s only birthday celebration, and she also admitted that she was actually born on April 21.

Meghan Markle at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration in London.
The Duchess of Sussex wore a navy dress with a coordinating sun hat.
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Page Six reported in May that Harry, Markle and their children, Archie, 3, and Lily Bette, 11 months, were expected to attend the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the second time the pair had returned since then. See the Duke of Sussex’s grandmother resigning from royal duties and moving to California in early 2020.

The pair are also expected to celebrate their daughter Lilibet’s first birthday with the Queen on Saturday. The visit will mark the first time the monarch will be able to meet her great-granddaughter who bears her name.

Meghan Markle booed Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall and Lena Tindall at Trooping the Colour.
The former actress was spotted in a relationship with 3-year-old Lena Tindall.
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The Sussexes last visited the Queen in April when they made a secret stop in the UK on their way to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games, returning to Harry’s home country together for the first time since Megxit.

In town at the time, they were also reunited with Harry’s father Charles, 73, and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, although they were not with 39 amid Harry’s strained relationship with the Duke. William at age 40 or Middleton at age 40. Cambridge.

The British royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in June 2019.
Unlike previous years, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, seen here in 2019, are not standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
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Harry, who has spoken out against the British government for not providing adequate security for his family, also returned home without Markle in July 2021 to attend the memorial service for his late mother, Princess Diana, as well as the The funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip, in April.


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