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Sunday July 14, 2024

King Charles to visit America to see Harry, Meghan, Archie, Lilibet

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle moved to America when they left the Royal Family

By Web Desk
June 22, 2024
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex left he Royal Family four years ago

King Charles currently has little relationship with his two youngest grandchildren but is eager to change that, according to a royal expert. 

The monarch has had very few opportunities to see Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet, who live in America with their parents, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex relocated to the US after leaving the Royal Family four years ago. 

Since then, they've rarely brought their children back to the UK due to security concerns and a bitter feud with the royals. Royal expert Jennie Bond has stated that the King would now love the chance to get to know his grandchildren.

"Having grandchildren is a powerful tug on the heartstrings. Little people who are part of your bloodline and have had nothing to do with family quarrels and tensions," she told OK! magazine.

"So I can imagine that the King very much wants the chance to get to know Archie and Lilibet and to create some memories for them." The expert also suggested Archie and Lilibet may be the key to ending the royal feud.

She said the youngsters might convince Charles and Harry to "forgive, if not forget, the bitter rows of the past." Jennie added: "I fervently hope that Harry will not follow Meghan’s example of remaining obdurately estranged from her father and most of her family."

The King has only met Lilibet once and Archie just a handful of times. Royal author Tom Quinn told The Mirror Charles is "in discussions to visit America" to see Harry, Meghan and their two kids.

Queen Camilla is also thought to be encouraging efforts to boost their bond after Charles sent Lilibet a "heartfelt gift and card" for her third birthday earlier this month. 

Tom told us: "Charles has had discussions about an official visit to the United States at some time in the future, and there is no doubt if it goes ahead he would build in time to visit his youngest son and his grandchildren, but there are mountains of planning to be overcome before that becomes even a remote possibility."

He continued: "King Charles has privately visited many other countries – he made an unpublicised visit to Transylvania for example to check up on his rental properties – so it’s certainly possible that he would make a discreet private visit to Harry and the children in California. He is desperate to see them and hates the idea that Archie and Lily will not remember him as the warm friendly grandfather he wants to be."