Following the release of new photos of their 1-year-old daughter Lilibet, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visited Queen Elizabeth II’s family in Sussex to celebrate Festivities Jubilee Platinum.
During the weekend in the United Kingdom, at her first birthday celebration, Lilibet bears a striking resemblance to the Duke of Sussex, complete with his distinctive red hair, as seen in the captured photograph.
The celebration occurred on Saturday at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, UK, where the young child donned a light blue gown and a hair accessory in white.
Photographer Misan Harriman also shared a photograph of Markle and Lilibet alongside his spouse Camilla Holmstroem and their children.
A representative for the Sussexes state that the gathering was a “relaxed, cozy backyard picnic” for “near and dear ones.”
In 2018, Claire Ptak, the wedding cake creator for Markle and Harry’s wedding, provided a special cake for Lilibet’s party. Harriman, a friend and family member, spontaneously snapped an adorable photo of the tot. Harriman, a maternity shoot alum from Markle’s show “Suits,” also notably did the photography.
As previously reported by Page Six, Prince William, Kate Middleton, and their three children were asked to attend the private celebration, but unfortunately, they were unable to participate due to their prior Jubilee obligations.
They brought her to London to celebrate the 70-year service of the historic 96-year-old monarch for the first time, and named her Lilibet after Queen Elizabeth II, the daughter of Markle and Harry, and the 3-year-old son of Archie.
Six pages reported that when the Sussexes landed in the UK, Queen Elizabeth II briefly met her great-granddaughter, Lilibet, at Windsor Castle, one day ahead of her first birthday celebration on Saturday.
The family members chose a nickname close to her childhood for their daughter, revealing the name in June 2021. Markle, 37, and Harry, including her late husband Philip, nodded to the Queen.
“Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet,” read a statement released after Lilibet’s birth.
Despite claims from other palace sources, the Queen was never asked for permission, although Harry had told the couple that their grandmother had informed them that they would be naming Lilibet.
The youthful monarch did not encounter Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, as anticipated, whilst the Queen managed to meet Lilibet. Prince William, Kate Middleton, and their three children opted out of commemorating her birthday.
The brothers’ intense competition amidst selecting only 40, Middleton and William, 39, but nevertheless, extended an olive branch as a birthday celebration for their children, inviting Markle and Harry to the exclusive report by Six Page.
In 2020, Harry and Markle stepped down from their royal responsibilities. Following that, the couple relocated to California. The visit of the Sussexes to Britain represented Archie’s initial experience in his father’s native country. Meanwhile,
Although they did not join the other royals on the balcony during the Trooping the Colour parade on Thursday, Meghan Markle and Harry attended several Platinum Jubilee events and flew down to London last Wednesday with their children via a commercial airplane.
The Cambridge family traveled a long distance to attend the renowned service of Markle and Harry at the church. In London, they joined the pair at St. Paul’s Cathedral for the National Thanksgiving Service, where they were also greeted with loud disapproval from the crowd.
The monarch’s four-day celebrations concluded the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, before which they discreetly flew back to the United States on Sunday morning using a private aircraft.