Queen Elizabeth II, 95, is extremely fond of her grandson Prince Harry,36, and has repeatedly emphasised that he and Meghan Markle, 39, remain a “much-loved” part of the Royal Family despite their repeated attacks on the monarchy. Harry returned to the UK last Friday and is quarantining ahead of unveiling a new statue of his mother Princess Diana at Kensington Palace on Thursday.
While Harry would have no doubt hoped to see the Queen during his time back in Britain, a reunion with his grandmother may be off the cards as she travelled to Scotland on Monday for Holyrood Week.
The Queen is expected to remain in Edinburgh for the week and may not get back to Windsor Castle before Harry’s departure.
While Harry’s UK schedule has not been confirmed, he may be keen to get back to his wife Meghan Markle, 39, their newborn daughter Lilibet and son Archie, two, in California as soon as possible.
The only way a royal reunion could take place between Harry and the Queen is if he decides to stay on in Britain after Thursday.
Reflecting on the timetable clash, royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams told Express.co.uk: “It is unfortunate that the Queen’s visit to Scotland for Royal Week means that there may be no opportunity for her to see Harry when he is here for the unveiling of the statue to Diana.
“It is not yet known if he might extend his visit so that he can see his grandmother.”
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