Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton’s Powerful Video, Meghan Markle’s Lilibet Update & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of November 3, 2022.

  • On the latest episode of the Archetypes podcast, Meghan Markle revealed that her 1-year-old daughter, Lilibet, has already started walking. The duchess claimed that she’s “toddling” behind her older brother, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
  • There’s a hidden meaning behind the emerald necklace that Markle wore during a shopping spree in Montecito. The accessory paid tribute to her 3-year-old son, Archie, whose birthstone is an emerald.
  • The Princess of Wales took a trip to the town of Scarborough and wore a monochromatic look that certainly caught our attention.
  • This week, the royal family posted a brand-new portrait on social media, featuring King Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Princess Anne and Prince Edward.
  • Princess Charlene of Monaco shared a snapshot on Instagram of her twins—Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella—in their Halloween costumes.
  • Bowles hosted her first audience since becoming Queen Consort after the queen’s passing. The royal met with Joseph Coelho, who was recently named the Children’s Laureate (a position that’s awarded to noteworthy writers and illustrators).
  • Last week, King Charles III confirmed that he will take on the role of the Captain General of the Royal Marines. The huge announcement came on the 358th birthday of the Corps of Royal Marines, which was founded in the year 1664 during the reign of King Charles II. 

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