Prince Harry and Duchess
Meghan were missing during the final big event of Platinum Jubilee Weekend.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
did not attend the Platinum Pageant celebration at Buckingham Palace, where
Queen Elizabeth made a surprise balcony appearance. They also did not
attend any Jubilee events Saturday, instead spending the day in private to
celebrate their daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana’s first birthday.
The Sussexes traveled to
London from California to attend the country-wide celebrations, with 2-year-old
Archie returning to the country of his birth, and Lili making her first trip to
The family arrived at
Frogmore Cottage Wednesday afternoon, where they have reportedly stayed
throughout the trip and celebrated privately yesterday.
Harry and Meghan kept a low
profile throughout the weekend, though they did attend the two biggest events
of the holiday. For the Trooping the Colour parade Thursday, the
couple watched the festivity live from the Major General’s Office, as
non-working members of the royal family were not invited to attend the traditional
balcony appearance during the parade.
The pair were spotted during
the big event, with photos capturing both Harry and Meghan playing with Peter Phillips’s daughters, 11-year-old Savannah and 10-year-old Isla, as well
as Mike and Zara Tindall’s children, eight-year-old Mia and three-year-old