Prince Harry speaks out about secret visit with the Queen

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surprised everyone last week when they were spotted in the UK together for the first time since they left royal life behind two years ago.

The pair flew into the country and enjoyed a meeting with the Queen on their way to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games.

Prince Harry and the Queen
Prince Harry has spoken about his recent secret visit to the Queen last week ahead of his trip to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games. Photo: Getty

Speaking with the BBC on Monday, the Duke of Sussex said it was "great" to see his grandmother, revealing one of the topics they spoke about was the Games.

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"She had plenty of messages for Team UK, which I have already passed on to most of them," he said. "So, it was great to see her. I'm sure she would love to be here if she could."

Queen to meet Lilibet 'in the near future'

The Queen
Harry and Meghan reportedly promised the Queen she'd meet her great-granddaughter Lilibet, 10 months, in the 'near future'. Photo: Getty

According to The Mirror, Harry and Meghan reportedly promised the Queen she'd meet her great-granddaughter Lilibet, 10 months, and be reunited with Archie, two, "in the near future".

Senior royal sources also described the meeting as "very cordial" and "incredibly warm and good natured".

A source close to Harry and Meghan said, "Both the Duke and Duchess are very mindful the Queen is getting older and has had health issues associated with her great age.

"They have made it clear they are certainly planning to return to see the Queen with their family in the near future."

Meghan and Harry look loved up at the Games

Meghan and Harry at the Invictus Games
The pair walked hand-in-hand through the Games and were seen chatting excitedly about the sports they were watching. Photo: Getty
Prince Harry and Meghan share a kiss
The pair sent fans into a frenzy at the Games' opening ceremony when they shared a kiss. Photo: Getty

The fifth Invictus Games kicked off last week after previously being delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic with Harry and Meghan attending the opening ceremony on Saturday and cheering on various sports on Sunday.

The pair walked hand-in-hand through the Games and were seen chatting excitedly about the sports they were watching.

They sent fans in a frenzy during the opening ceremony when Meghan introduced her "incredible husband" as "the founder of the Invictus games and the father of our two little ones, Archie and Lilibet".

"I could not love and respect him more, and I know you all feel the same," she told the crowd.

The pair then shared a kiss before Harry took to the stage.

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