Harry’s ‘massive snub’ of William, Charles

Harry, 38, had insisted his wife be there on the day of Her Majesty’s death on September 8, but Charles phoned to say it was “not appropriate”, The Sun reports.It saw Harry miss a RAF flight to Scotland with brother William and uncles, Princes Andrew and Edward.He was told to make his own travel arrangements and eventually landed at Aberdeen without Meghan at 6.35pm – minutes after the Queen’s death was announced to the world.When he was driven into Balmoral 90 minutes later, he declined dinner at Birkhall, Charles’ home on the estate, with the new King, Queen Consort Camilla and Prince William.Insiders say the sulking Prince instead mourned with Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Andrew, 11km away at Balmoral Castle.A source said: “Harry was so busy trying to get Meghan to Balmoral and rowing with his family that he missed the flight.“Charles has an open invitation for Harry to dine with him whenever he is in the country.“But Harry was so furious that he refused to eat with his father and brother.“It was a massive snub. And he got out of Balmoral at the earliest opportunity to catch the first commercial flight back to London.”At 8am the next day, Harry was seen being driven to a British Airways jet which set off for Heathrow at 9.45am.He was then reunited with Meghan at Frogmore Cottage, Windsor.Despite the dinner snub, William asked Harry and Meghan to walk with him and Kate to see flowers at Windsor Castle on September 10.NED-7151 The New RoyalsAnd King Charles III allowed his son to wear a uniform for a vigil with the Queen’s seven other grandchildren during the Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall.Harry and Meghan flew home to California on Tuesday – 24 hours after the family laid the Queen to rest.This article originally appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission

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