From the lovestruck look Harry gave Meghan as she was tenderly walked down the aisle by Prince Charles, to Bishop Michael Curry’s exuberant speech about ‘the power of love’, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding remains one of the most memorable of modern times. Having broken the story of their relationship in October 2016, this was the happy ending to the royal fairytale I, along with royal watchers everywhere, had all been waiting for - the crowning glory of an extraordinary union between an American actress and a British prince. It also marked the start of a new dynamic for the monarchy, with Meghan the first mixed-race person to marry into the Firm - a paradigm shift symbolised by mother-of-the-bride... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per … [Read more...] about Happy anniversary, Harry and Meghan! A lot can happen in a year…
She’s the world’s most famous grandmother – and great-grandmother. In the week that the Queen gained another member of her royal brood, Sophia Money-Coutts gives us the who's who To billions of people around the world, she’s the Queen. A head of state. A symbol of duty and tradition. An icon in a pastel hat. But to a handful of others, she’s simply ‘Granny’ or ‘Gan-Gan’. The latest of this select group, baby Archie, is the 16th of the Queen’s grand- and great-grandchildren, and was taken to meet her and Great-Grandad Philip on Wednesday in Windsor – after posing for the cameras with Mum and Dad, of course (right). It’s often said that the Queen didn’t have a terribly cosy relationship with... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 … [Read more...] about And Baby Archie makes 16! Who’s who in the Queen’s royal brood
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby could lead a much quieter life without a royal title. Here, Camilla Tominey explores how his life could be different without the trappings of HRH. … [Read more...] about Baby Archie’s ‘ordinary’ life without a royal title
PRINCE Harrry and Meghan Markle named their baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Sussexes opted to wait until the royal arrival to know whether the baby's gender. So who did they pay tribute to when naming the baby? Why Archie Harrison? The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not officially said why they have given their son his name. Archie is the shortened version of Archibald, which is a German name meaning "bold" or "brave". Harrison is name of Aboriginal origin and means "son of Henry" or "son of Harry". The tot will only be known as a “Master” after Meghan and Harry decided not to give him one of the Duke of Sussex's lesser titles, the Earl of Dumbarton. This is a signal the couple want their child to be a “private citizen”. Archie will be eligible to be styled as Prince if his parents wish this when Prince Charles becomes king. Until then, he will not have HRH or any titles. Who does Archie share his name with? Princess Diana had a Scottish relative … [Read more...] about Who does the royal baby Archie share his name with?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have only been parents for a few days but there are already clues as to what kind of parents they might be. As he revealed baby Sussex to the world, Prince Harry held his son through the entire appearance - one of a number of body language signs that suggest a different parenting style compared to his brother and father. Watch the video above to see the full body language analysis of the appearance. … [Read more...] about What we learned from Prince Harry’s body language