Prince Harry warned Queen 'will be watching' next step Duke takes with Meghan Markle

Prince Harry warned Queen 'will be watching' next step Duke takes with Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced in January they had decided to take a step back from public life, agreeing with the Queen they will take a year off before deciding whether to end their royal careers entirely. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have since relocated to Los Angeles with their one-year-old son Archie but were forced to postpone plans for the launch of their private charity organisation, Archwell, because of the pandemic. Prince Harry has been warned the Queen will continue to "watch carefully" to see how the couple goes about in establishing themselves away from royal life. Speaking to ET, royal expert Katie Nicholl said: "We are seeing Harry and Meghan do something that hasn’t actually been done. "I think it’s the case of the Palace watching and waiting to see what they’ll do. And they will be watching, and they’ll be watching very closely." Ms Nicholl suggested attempts from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to use their royal connections in the future could spark a "prickly" response from the Royal Family. Earlier this year, Harry and Meghan had requested permission to continue using their brand Sussex Royal once their royal careers were on hold but the Queen dismissed the suggestion. The royal commentator continued: "There is a sense of trepidation about the couple going at making a business alone. "They are testing the water and anything that smacks of cashing in on their royal connections or over-commercialisation is going to meet a very prickly response from ...
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