Palace ‘Incredulous’ When Meghan Said She Was on Her Way to Balmoral

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Palace 'Incredulous' When Meghan Said She Was on Her Way to Balmoral

It was a fortunate coincidence
of sorts that Harry and Meghan were in the country when the prince’s
grandmother passed away, sparing him an emotional and undoubtedly traumatic
transatlantic dash as the Queen’s health failed.

Despite the rancour of the
past few years, no one would begrudge him the chance to mourn his beloved
“Granny”, with whom he had always enjoyed a warm and fun-loving relationship.

But as the royal households
were consumed in concern for the ailing monarch, the Sussexes prompted an
unprecedented flurry behind the scenes by announcing that Harry and Meghan
would both be travelling to Balmoral.

News of their plans came via
the small group of media the Sussexes deem it appropriate to deal with and was tweeted out by journalists at 1.53pm UK time.

The statement read: “From a
spokesperson: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be travelling to Scotland.”

This was, of course, news to
the Palace and it did not go down well. Many behind royal walls, frankly, were
incredulous.

There was half an hour on
Thursday following the Sussexes’ initial announcement during which matters
quickly came to a head.

It is still unclear how much
pressure was brought to bear by the Palace itself – or whether senior royal was
involved – but a spokesman for the couple frantically began to “clarify” their
position, informing those same journalists that “only the Duke was travelling
at the moment”.

 

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