Royal News Roundup: Sarah Ferguson’s Highly Personal Message, Kate Middleton’s Heartfelt Thank You & More

Plus, King Charles's brother fills in for the monarch

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the weekend of April 8, 2024. 

  • Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, posted an old photo of himself and his sister taken on the first day of school in September 1968.
  • Spencer also shared a rare glimpse inside the library at Althorp House. He wrote, “Very lucky to have such a gorgeous place as a room to retreat to, and write in….”
  • During a recent outing to Children’s Hospital L.A., Meghan Markle wore an eye-catching pair of black ankle strap flats from Aquazzura.
  • In an interview with E! News, Markle's Suits co-star, Wendell Pierce (who played her dad, Robert Zane), revealed the advice he gave to the duchess when she started dating Prince Harry.
  • Lady Amelia Spencer (Princess Diana's niece) shared a video on her Instagram page, documenting her Maldives vacation with her husband, Greg Mallett. 
  • Queen Mary of Denmark stepped out to celebrate the opening of the southern part of Jægersborg Hegn. The royal wore trousers, a quilted vest, a knit sweater and cropped boots. 
  • Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the restaurant opening of Amazonico at the Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer. She wore a black blazer paired with a silver silk blouse and black pumps by Gianvito Rossi.
  • In a newly resurfaced excerpt from his memoir, Spare, Prince Harry recalled the time he let his classmates shave his head in what was supposed to be a harmless prank.

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