- Several members of the royal family posted tributes in honor of Meghan Markle’s 41st birthday. This included Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Prince William and Kate Middleton.
- Markle’s good friend, Tyler Perry, shared a sweet snap of the royal interacting with a little girl and wrote a personal birthday message: “I’m so incredibly proud to see how happy you, your husband, and your kids are now. It fills me with joy to say Happy Birthday Princess Meghan.”
- Prince Harry hosted a special trivia game during a video chat and offered a rare glimpse inside the California home he shares with Markle, Archie and Lilibet.
Royal News Roundup: Meghan Markle Turns 41, Prince Harry Shares Glimpse of Home & More
Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of August 11, 2022.
- Princess Eugenie posted an array of throwback photos on her personal Instagram page in honor of her sister Princess Beatrice’s 34th birthday.
- Sophie, Countess of Wessex, used the queen’s official Instagram page to share a personal message of her own. She wrote, “Massive, massive congratulations to @EnglandHockey—well-deserved Commonwealth Gold medallists. Well done Holly for leading such a fabulous team.”
- After Middleton stepped out at the Commonwealth Games, fans immediately noticed that her ring finger was noticeably less blingy, adorned with only her gold wedding band vs. the sapphire and diamond sparkler that once belonged to Princess Diana.
- Princess Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer, posted a never-before-seen sketch of his grandmother, who bears a striking resemblance to his late sister. The caption read, “My grandmother, Cynthia (Spencer), drawn by Sargent in 1919. She died 50 years ago this year—much loved, and greatly respected.”
- Journalist and former Olympian Matthew Syed recalled a sweet exchange between Middleton and his 8-year-old son, Ted. When the royal saw the young boy standing alone, she approached him to keep him company.
- According to The Daily Express, Prince George and Princess Charlotte have a sweet nickname for their little brother, Prince Louis: Lou Lou.
Stay up-to-date on every breaking royal family story by subscribing here.