Royal News Roundup: Prince Harry’s Docuseries Trailer, Prince William’s Trip to Boston & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of December 1, 2022.

  • This week, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a splash with the first teaser for their new Netflix docuseries, Harry & Meghan, that's expected to premiere this month.
  • Prince Harry also appeared in the new Invictus Games trailer, which got fans hyped for the coming year of events. In the clip, the Duke of Sussex competes against his wife in a friendly game of ping pong.
  • The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced that their Archewell Foundation is teaming up with the Equimundo Global Boyhood Initiative, which “works to achieve gender equality and social justice by transforming intergenerational patterns of harm and promoting patterns of care, empathy and accountability among boys and men throughout their lives.”
  • Prince William and Princess Catherine landed in Boston ahead of the 2022 Earthshot Prize Awards.
  • This year's ceremony will feature a star-studded guest list, including performers like Billie Eilish, FINNEAS, Chloe x Halle, Annie Lennox and Ellie Goulding. Meanwhile, presenters will include Rami Malek, Catherine O'Hara, Clara Amfo, Daniel Dae Kim, David Attenborough, Shailene Woodley and the Princess of Wales.
  • According to body language expert Darren Stanton, the Prince and Princess of Wales appeared “relaxed” when they attended a Celtics game in Boston. He also noted that they have gained more “confidence” as members of the British royal family.
  • The Princess of Wales wore a number of stunning ensembles during her time in Boston. After arriving in a chic purple pantsuit, Princess Catherine showed up to her first event in a Burberry plaid dress under a green Alexander McQueen coat, paired with a Mulberry London bag. The following day, the princess was spotted in a berry-colored suit with a millennial pink blouse underneath.
  • The Duchess of Sussex turned many heads when she visited the Women's Fund of Central Indiana on November 29. The royal paired a green Giorgio Armani dress with purple pumps.
  • Markle's go-to jean brand, Mother, began a major sale, with up to 70 percent off select styles.
  • The late Princess Diana's younger brother, Charles Spencer, shared a picture on All Souls' Day honoring the memory of his sister and father.
  • Princess Charlotte is rumored to be getting a title that once belonged to her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II: Duchess of Edinburgh.
  • This week, Markle released the final episode of the first season of Archetypes, where she surprisingly invited three men as guest stars, including Andy Cohen, Trevor Noah and Judd Apatow. Cohen asked Markle if she would ever join the Real Housewives, to which she said she probably wouldn't, but she thought the whole experience would be “so fun.”
  • King Charles's uncle had a wardrobe malfunction at the National Service of Remembrance, where his uniform was missing one of its buttons.
  • The royal family unveiled the first look at their Christmas tree, which sits in St. George’s Hall at Windsor Castle. On the official Royal Collection Trust Instagram account, they shared that the tree is covered with 3,000 lights, hundreds of iridescent jewel-shaped ornaments, purple velvet and satin ribbons.
  • King Charles III is going to pay tribute to his late mother during the holidays by continuing the tradition of hosting Christmas at Sandringham.
  • This will also be the first holiday season with Charles as king, meaning he will record his first-ever Christmas Day message.
  • The royal family also shared photos from its annual Not Forgotten Tea Party at St. James's Palace, which has been held every year since 1921 in honor of Armed Forces members.
  • King Charles invited a group of special guests to Windsor Castle, where they were honored at the Investiture Ceremony. The Princess Royal bestowed awards to various honorees as well.
  • The monarch also teamed up with the First Lady of Ukraine to open the new Welcome Centre at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in London, which acts as a home for displaced citizens.
  • Camilla Parker Bowles hosted a series of men and women at Buckingham Palace in a conversation to discuss the end of violence against women and girls.

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