For the majority of those connected to the British Royal Family, change is in order.
The passing of Queen Elizabeth is a historic event that will undoubtedly have an impact on all members of the royal family, even the youngest.
As one might expect, individuals who consider themselves to be in the highest echelons of the British monarchy are bracing for a shift not seen in more than 70 years.
The passing of his mother signifies (former) Prince Charles’ arrival in the big chair. Prince William, meantime, is elevated in the line of succession and appointed the new Prince of Wales as a result of the passing of the Queen.
There is no way of knowing what Charles being King would imply for Harry’s future in the royal family. For his brother, Charles becoming King might represent a whole host of changes.
For Meghan Markle, though… According to sources, she apparently prefers to handle some situations on her own.
Father Time comes for both the king and the poor. A magnificent reign that started back in February 1952 came to an end this week.
The Queen’s death was originally reported on Thursday of the previous week. She had been the subject of concerning claims throughout the day that she was sick, and the seriousness of the reports was proven when royals from around the UK and abroad started to go to the monarch’s Balmoral residence.
Last Thursday night, Buckingham Palace issued the following statement:
“The Queen passed away quietly this afternoon at Balmoral. The King and the Queen Consort will spend this evening and tomorrow in Balmoral before traveling back to London.
At 6:30 p.m. local time, the flag above Buckingham Palace was lowered to half-mast, and as is customary, an official notification of the Queen’s passing was displayed on the palace’s gates.
Charles, formerly known as the Prince of Wales, is now the King of the United Kingdom and the 14 Commonwealth states. He is the eldest son and heir of the Queen.
In a statement, King Charles stated, “The passing of my dear Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the deepest anguish for me and all members of my family.
“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”
“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held.”
In fact, a large portion of the world observed a moment of silence on Monday to honor Queen Elizabeth as she traveled to her last resting place. The burial was attended by 2,000 individuals, many of them international leaders and other notable figures, while the Royal Family is rumored to have conducted their own private service later in the day.
It should go without saying that the Queen’s burial was a grand event that was broadcast to millions of viewers worldwide. They tuned in to commemorate the historic occasion from every angle, and due to the extensive coverage, nothing was missed.
This applies to the other members of the Royal Family who were made to stand in the spotlight for the whole event.
Within the Queen’s closest circle, the emotions were undoubtedly on display. Of course, given the severity of the loss they are experiencing, this must be anticipated.
However, as they say, the show must go on.
True, the passing of the Queen signals the end of one era, but it also signals the beginning of a new one. According to speculations, King Charles has already indicated his intention to reduce the monarchy’s scope in an effort to save expenses.
Given that they have already formally retired from their royal responsibilities, Harry and Meghan Markle have nothing to worry about in that regard, but that doesn’t mean the chapter on their relations with the Royal Family as a whole is over.
Not at all.
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Neil Sean, a royal analyst, said that instead, Meghan is attempting to reach out in an effort to arrange a meeting with King Charles before she departs the kingdom to return to the US.
Before they go back to California, she would like to meet privately with King Charles III. “That’s correct, Meghan wants a private audience with the king. You got it right.”
Sean continued by speculating that Markle had actually written to King Charles, adding:
“Meghan herself made a really daring decision. It would be an opportunity to set the record straight, redress past wrongs, and provide some justification for actions taken during the previous two years.
Of course, it will have to be seen whether Charles accepts or even considers the peace proposal. It makes sense to believe that Harry’s father is still upset at Harry and Meghan’s iconic tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, even if the Queen was more understanding of the situation.
Sincerely, we don’t know if this will go, Sean admitted.
In any case, we’re hopeful that Harry and Meghan will be able to heal some of the ruptures with the Royal Family.
What do you anticipate happening in the future? Will Harry in any way join the royal family again?
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