Prince Harry is officially back across the pond. People has confirmed that the Duke of Sussex landed in the U.K. over the weekend to attend his grandfather's funeral.
On Saturday, we learned that the 35-year-old royal would be returning to his home country for the first time in over a year. Per a report by The New York Times, the publication received a statement from Buckingham Palace revealing that Harry would be flying to London for a private ceremony at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
It’s important to mention that the duke has decided to take the trip without his wife, Meghan Markle, due to orders from doctors that the Duchess of Sussex should remain at home since she is in the final stages of her pregnancy.
Not only is it the first time Harry is back in the U.K. since moving his family to Montecito, California, but it is also the first time he will reunite with the members of his family since the groundbreaking tell-all Oprah interview that premiered last month. While the duke had planned to reunite with Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Kate Middleton in July for the unveiling of the Princess Diana memorial statue at Kensington Gardens, because of the circumstances, the reunion is taking place earlier.
After the news of Prince Philip’s passing on Friday, Meghan and Harry released a statement in honor of the Duke of Edinburgh. The couple, who no longer have any active social media accounts, changed the homepage of their official Archewell website to include a message reading, “In loving memory of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021. Thank you for your service... You will be greatly missed.”
We are glad Harry can reunite with his fam during this difficult time.
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