Speaking in the Channel 5 documentary 2021: The Queen’s Terrible Year, a royal expert said the feud between Prince William and Prince Harry was “very sad” for the Queen.
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There was a lot of disagreement between the two brothers Their lukewarm relationship Reportedly raised William’s concerns about Harry’s rapidly developing relationship with Meghan Markle Before their royal wedding in 2018.
The tense feud soon ended – Harry claimed that his brother had been “trapped” within the monarchy during a time Heartbreaking interview with Oprah Winfrey After he resigned from the position of one of the royal dignitaries.
Since leaving the UK in early 2020, Harry has only seen his brother twice – at a funeral Prince Philip At the unveiling of a statue of their late mother Princess Diana.
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Speaking on the Channel 5 documentary 2021: The Queen’s Terrible Year, royal expert and journalist Emily Nash said: “The Queen made it clear in her statement in response to Oprah’s interview that Harry and Meghan are still very much loved in the family.
“And it is clear, as you know, that strife between the brothers in particular will be very difficult for her.
“Especially that she took great care of their upbringing after losing their mother.
“You know, these are two brothers who have been inseparable for many years. It’s very sad to see things end the way they did.”
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Meanwhile, in the same program, experts say that 2021 has happened It was a ‘horrible year’ for the Queen – But her hard time will make the monarchy stronger.
Not only has she dealt with the Covid pandemic like everyone else this year, but she has also lost her beloved husband Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99 in April.
The King also witnessed the fallout from Harry and Meghan’s move to the United States and had to withdraw from several engagements, Including the memory of Sundaydue to health problems.
Charles Anson, the Queen’s press secretary from 1990 to 1997, told the Channel 5 programme: “The strength of our monarchy is its resilience.
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“It’s changing and I think value provision is still there, and it often changes for the better.”
While documentary producer Stuart Purvis added: “Last year, the Queen lost her husband [and] She has a semi-detached grandson.
“But it symbolizes a lot of what we hope from the royal family, for which, in a sense, I think respect is stronger than ever.
“I think the future of the royal family is more secure as a result of the way she has led us through these difficult months.”
It is understood that the Queen will travel to Sandringham on or around Friday 17 December.