The Duke of Sussex has carried out his first official public engagement since he and his wife quit as senior royals, triggering a major crisis for the monarchy.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have returned to royal duties for their first official engagement of the year following a tumultuous week for the royal family.
Harry, born a prince of Wales, has been styled an HRH since birth and was given the title the Duke of Sussex by his grandmother the Queen on the morning of his wedding.
The Queen’s statement was from the perspective of a grandmother, carefully handling a vulnerable Duke and Duchess of Sussex, a royal author has said.
The Queen has sanctioned the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s new “independent life” away from full-time royal duties and said they will now begin a transition period living in the UK and Canada.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex do not want to be reliant on public funds in their new lives, the Queen has said.
Here is the full statement from the Queen on her summit concerning the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s future:
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would need to have their business activities approved by the most senior official in the Queen’s household, if they follow guidelines aimed at ensuring working royals do not exploit their status to profit in business.
The Duke of Sussex has always struggled with his royal role.
The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the Governor-General of Canada following the Ukrainian International Airlines disaster.
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