Queen calls on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to come ‘back to UK’ for service

The Queen has asked Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to return from Canada to show their support at an important Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved to Canada in January with their nine-month-old son Archie, after announcing they were stepping away from the royal family and becoming “financially independent”.

But the 93-year-old monarch has reportedly asked them to return to the UK next month for a service at Westminster Abbey, according to The Sun.

If the couple attend the March 9 event, it will be the first royal engagement for Meghan, 38, since their bombshell announcement that they are stepping away from the royal family. It may possibly their last ever royal church service with the rest of the family as senior royals..

It is thought they will return to the UK for the service and attend several other royal engagements before leaving the UK with Archie, only to return now and again.

The Commonwealth Service is very important to Her Majesty as it is one of her favourite annual engagements.

This weekend it was revealed that Prince Harry and Meghan attended a dinner for the financial organisation JP Morgan, where Harry revealed he had undergone more than seven years of therapy since his mum was tragically killed.

The couple were reportedly flown on the JP Morgan private jet from Vancouver to Palm Beach, where they’re said to have stayed at the home of Meghan’s longtime friend, tennis legend Serena Williams.

The Queen was said to be very supportive of the idea that the couple would earn money for private engagements and according to the Sunday Times, she is "remarkably unfazed" by the couple's new life.

She has told friends: “If that’s what they want, if they want to go, we must let them go.”

The JP Morgan billionaire's summit is thought to be one of their first private engagements and it was rumoured they earned more than $1 million to speak at the star-studded event.

 

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