Prince Harry Expected To Return To California 2 Days After Prince Philip's Funeral, Will Miss The Queen's Birthday
Prince Harry is wrapping up his visit to the U.K.
According to a report, Harry is expected to fly back to pregnant wife Meghan Markle in California on April 19, just two days after his grandfather Prince Philip was laid to rest. The timing means he'll miss Queen Elizabeth II's 95th birthday on April 21.
However, a source claimed that before he heads out, he'll join his father, Prince Charles, for a walk around Windsor Castle to view the floral tributes dedicated to Philip.
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Harry arrived in his home country earlier in the week and was staying at his old house, Frogmore Cottage, which marked his first visit since he and Meghan left the royal family in 2020.
Doctors suggested the Suits actress stay put in California with their 23-month-old son, Archie, due to her pregnancy.
Since she couldn't be there in person, Meghan sent a wreath and personalized note to honor Philip.
The floral arrangement included Acanthus mollis, the national flower of Greece, where Philip was born, and roses in honor of June, Philip's birth month.
The funeral marked the first time Harry came face-to-face with his estranged dad and his brother, Prince William.
Despite his tension with the two, an insider revealed the trio privately spent two hours together before the televised ceremony started.
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"It is not known what was said behind closed doors and when the cameras were turned off, but it’s unfathomable to think Megxit and Oprah did not come up," noted the insider. "Harry and William appeared cordial as the cameras rolled and that seemed to pave the way for Charles to join them when everyone had left."
"It’s early days but you’d hope this is exactly the first step Philip would have wished for," the insider added.
Though their interactions appeared to be friendly, William still seems has a grudge against his younger sibling, as a source spilled that he was the one who requested not to walk alongside his brother during the funeral.
The Daily Mail also claimed Harry experienced "a great deal of frostiness" from members of the royal family, such as his great aunt, Princess Anne, who allegedly didn't even greet him.