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British Royal News: Prince Harry First Learned About Queen Elizabeth’s Death On The Internet

Now this is not the way that you would want to hear about your grandmother’s death, regardless if you are a royal or not. British Royal News says that Prince Harry first heard of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth’s death from the internet – and particularly the BBC website. Here’s what you need to know.

British Royal News: Prince Harry First Learned About Queen Elizabeth’s Death On The Internet

In his book, Spare, Harry says that he got a phone call from his father, King Charles, saying that the queen’s health was worsening. While Charles said that Harry was welcomed to meet with him at Balmoral, Meghan Markle was not invited. Yet, by the time his plane had landed in Scotland, he found out on his phone that the Queen had already died.

He wrote, “When the plane started to descend I saw that my phone lit up. It was a message from Meg. ‘Call me when you get this.’ I looked at the BBC website. My grandmother had died. My father was King,” writes Prince Harry.”

Harry also said that he got into a tiff with his father over whether or not Meghan should have traveled to Balmoral with him. “Don’t even think about speaking about my wife like that,” Prince Harry recalls saying to his father. “Regretful, he stammered that he simply didn’t want it to fill up with people. Nobody’s wife was going, not even Kate, he told me, so Meg shouldn’t either.”

“Then you should have started with that,” says Prince Harry’s recollection.

British Royal News: What’s Next For Harry?

Harry also recalled the last conversation he had with the queen. He said, “I spent almost the whole flight looking at the clouds, reliving the last time I’d spoken to my grandmother. We’d been chatting at length four days before. We touched on lots of issues. Her health of course, the chaos in Downing Street, the Braemar Games, which she was sorry not to have been able to attend because she wasn’t well. We also spoke about the devastating drought. Meg and I were staying at Frogmore and the lawn was in a really bad state. It’s like my head, granny, full of bald spots and brown patches!’ She burst out laughing. I told her to take care of herself and that I hoped we’d see each other soon.”

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