Prince Harry Heads to Balmoral Castle in Scotland to See Queen Elizabeth Amid Growing Health Concerns

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visiting Australia in 2018.
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Prince Harry took a slight detour from his and Meghan Markle’s planned European trip to travel to Scotland to be with Queen Elizabeth amid growing concerns about her health.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were supposed to attend the WellChild Awards in London today. The royal couple previously made a special appearance at the Invictus Games’ One Year to Go event, which took place in Düsseldorf, Germany. 

However, a spokesman for the couple recently announced that Harry would head to Scotland to be with the queen, where the palace reported she was receiving medical treatment at Balmoral Castle.

Queen Elizabeth arriving at Windsor in 2016.
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Buckingham Palace released a public statement regarding the monarch’s health, writing, “Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision. The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.”

Several members of the royal family also traveled to Balmoral to be by the queen’s side. Prince WilliamPrince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles made their way to Scotland, with Princess AnnePrince Andrew and Prince Edward (alongside his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex) making arrangements to travel as well.

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