Ex-Aide Claims Queen Elizabeth Was ‘Angry’ Over Lilibet’s Name

Former Aide Claims Queen Elizabeth II Was ‘Angry’ Harry and Meghan Said She Approved Lilibet’s Name

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle named their daughter, Lilibet, after the late Queen Elizabeth II, however a former royal aide claims the monarch wasn’t completely happy about the way in which the scenario went down.

A former member of the queen’s employees claimed Elizabeth was “as indignant as I’d ever seen her” after Harry, 39, and Meghan, 42, publicly claimed that they consulted with the monarch earlier than naming their second youngster Lilibet. The aide went on to allege that the Sussexes had been “rebuffed” once they requested the palace to assist counter a subsequent report that they’d by no means requested the queen’s permission to make use of the title.

The new allegation comes courtesy of Robert Hardman’s upcoming e-book, Charles III: New King. New Court. The Inside Story., which hits cabinets later this month and is at the moment being excerpted within the Daily Mail.

Harry and Meghan, who additionally share son Archie, 4, welcomed daughter Lilibet in June 2021. When asserting her start, the couple famous that she was named after her great-grandmother, “whose household nickname is Lilibet.” Her center title, Diana, was in honor of Harry’s late mom, Princess Diana, who died in a automotive accident in 1997.

Former Aide Claims Queen Elizabeth II Was ‘Angry’ Harry and Meghan Said She Approved Lilibet’s Name
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The BBC reported on the time {that a} palace supply claimed Harry and Meghan by no means requested the queen for her blessing to call their daughter, now 2, Lilibet. A spokesperson for Harry and Meghan subsequently denied that supply’s declare.

“The Duke spoke together with his household upfront of the announcement, actually his grandmother was the primary member of the family he referred to as,” the rep stated in June 2021. “During that dialog, he shared their hope of naming their daughter Lilibet in her honor. Had she not been supportive, they might not have used the title.”

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The queen died at age 96 in September 2022. Months earlier than her demise, she met Lilibet for the primary time when Harry and Meghan returned to the U.Ok. to rejoice her Platinum Jubilee.

“Harry and Meghan visited the queen at Windsor Castle with Lilibet and Archie,” a supply informed Us in June 2022. “Spending time along with her great-grandchildren and seeing Lilibet flip 1 added some gentle to her day. She thinks they’re cute and gave Lili and Archie presents.”

Us has reached out to reps for Harry, Meghan and the palace concerning Hardman’s e-book.

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