Meghan Markle’s hopes and dreams for her future with Prince Harry have dropped, as it’s recently been reported that she wanted to move to Windsor Castle and be “seen as a princess” after the royal wedding in 2018.
According to news reports, the 41-year-old former Suits actress wanted to live in Windsor Castle after she and Harry tied the knot, and was allegedly unhappy to have been offered Frogmore Cottage, which is located on the grounds of Windsor Castle, instead, as it didn’t fit in with the princess narrative.
“Frogmore Cottage is a stunning estate on the Windsor Castle grounds. I can confirm that Prince Harry and Meghan had requested a space within Windsor Castle but were offered Frogmore Cottage instead,” royal expert and To Di For Daily host Kinsey Schofield told Fox News Digital.
Prince William and Kate Middleton – the new Prince and Princess of Wales – were living in renovated apartments inside Kensington Palace at the time, for what it’s worth, which Schofield thought may have made Frogmore Cottage pale in comparison in Meghan’s eyes!
“Part of me wonders if Meghan’s constant evaluation of what Prince William and Catherine had versus what she was offered is what initially instigated the Windsor Castle pursuits. It is clear that Meghan wants to be seen as a princess, and a princess needs a castle,” Schofield continued, before going on to muse over why the late Queen Elizabeth II may not have wanted to fulfill her grandson and new granddaughter-in-law’s wishes about Windsor Castle.
“Windsor Castle had always been a sacred escape for Queen Elizabeth, and based on the amount of drama that the Sussexes had caused in such a short amount of time, I don’t think the queen wanted them right under her nose,” Schofield continued.
“Additionally, Prince Harry and Meghan seemed resentful of royal responsibilities and the attention that comes with it. Would they have been able to tolerate the number of tourists that come through the Windsor Castle grounds regularly or would that kind of attention have proven to be a burden?”