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Kate & William Asked Meghan & Harry to Arrive with Their Children ‘To Make Up’: Report

In the midst of the regal tensions that have captivated audiences worldwide, a glimmer of hope emerges as the Prince and Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might be on the path to reconciliation.

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry at the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on September 14, 2022 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry at the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on September 14, 2022 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Amidst the public and private strains that have marred the relationships within the British Royal Family, a royal expert, Tom Quinn, has brought to light efforts by Prince William and Princess Catherine to bridge the divide.

Princess Catherine, Prince William, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle during the Walk at Windsor Castle arrive to view flowers and tributes to HM Queen Elizabeth on September 10, 2022 in Windsor, England | Source: Getty Images

Princess Catherine, Prince William, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle during the Walk at Windsor Castle arrive to view flowers and tributes to HM Queen Elizabeth on September 10, 2022 in Windsor, England | Source: Getty Images

Quinn suggests that the future of these familial bonds could well rest on the young shoulders of their children, marking a poignant turn in the ongoing royal saga.

Prince George, Prince Louis, and Princess Charlotte during the Trooping the Colour during Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee on June 02, 2022 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince George, Prince Louis, and Princess Charlotte during the Trooping the Colour during Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee on June 02, 2022 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

According to Quinn, the Prince and Princess of Wales are extending an olive branch to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, with a heartfelt appeal for unity through their offspring and “to make up” within the family.

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle during the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 9, 2020 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle during the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 9, 2020 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

This move, as Quinn articulates, is not just about mending fences; it’s a testament to William and Kate’s deep-seated belief in family and legacy. However, the dynamics within the Royal Family are complex, and Markle’s apparent reluctance to heed this call adds layers to an already intricate narrative.

Meghan Markle and Princess Catherine attending day twelve of The Championships - Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2019 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Princess Catherine attending day twelve of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2019 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Tom Quinn, in his discussions with The Mirror, unveils the lengths to which the Prince and Princes of Wales have gone in their quest for peace within the family.

Princess Catherine and Prince William with their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis at the Christmas Day service at St Mary Magdalene Church on December 25, 2023 in Sandringham, Norfolk | Source: Getty Images

Princess Catherine and Prince William with their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis at the Christmas Day service at St Mary Magdalene Church on December 25, 2023 in Sandringham, Norfolk | Source: Getty Images

They have not only reached out to Markle and Prince Harry but have specifically requested the presence of Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet in the UK, with hopes that a family reunion could spark a much-needed reconciliation.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with their son, Archie, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with their son, Archie, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa | Source: Getty Images

Despite these efforts, the suggestion seems to have hit a standstill, with Markle firmly against the idea of bringing their children across the Atlantic.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose with newborn Archie  during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose with newborn Archie during a photocall in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England | Source: Getty Images

Quinn’s insights shed light on a complicated relationship, marked by a mix of earnest attempts at reconciliation and stark realities of unresolved issues. “There is no way Meghan would bring the children to the UK,” Quinn remarked, encapsulating the challenge at hand.

Meghan Markle with her son, Archie and Princess Catherine with her son, Prince George at the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match at Billingbear Polo Club on July 10, 2019 in Wokingham, England | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle with her son, Archie and Princess Catherine with her son, Prince George at the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match at Billingbear Polo Club on July 10, 2019 in Wokingham, England | Source: Getty Images

The dynamics between these royal couples are further complicated by their public and private personas. While Prince William and Princess Catherine represent the traditional royal path, their efforts to mend fences highlight their roles not just as royals but as family members striving for unity.

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry at the Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham estate on December 25, 2018 in King's Lynn, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry at the Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham estate on December 25, 2018 in King’s Lynn, England | Source: Getty Images

This gesture of reaching out, despite the public feuds and personal disagreements, underscores a fundamental desire to prioritize family ties over public perception. However, the hesitance from the Sussexes to respond in kind illustrates the deep-seated complexities that plague their relationships.

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle at the Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in central London, on March 12, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Prince William, Princess Catherine, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle at the Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in central London, on March 12, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Amid these ongoing efforts, Prince Harry’s expected return to the UK adds another layer to the narrative. Harry is slated to attend the Invictus Games 10th Anniversary Service at St. Paul’s Cathedral on May 8, as reported by Express.co.uk.

Prince Harry at the Sportcampus Zuiderpark to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry at the Sportcampus Zuiderpark to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands | Source: Getty Images

This visit reignites the conversation about the possibilities of a family reconciliation. With the Invictus Games holding significant personal importance to Harry, his participation in this event on British soil could offer a window of opportunity for informal discussions and perhaps even a step towards mending fences.

Prince Harry speaking during the nvictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony at Sydney Opera House on October 20, 2018 in Sydney, Australia | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry speaking during the nvictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony at Sydney Opera House on October 20, 2018 in Sydney, Australia | Source: Getty Images

While Prince Harry and Prince William are currently estranged, they have still expressed love for one another’s children on many different occasions.

Prince William and Prince Harry during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince William and Prince Harry during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

When Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their son, Archie, in 2019, Princess Catherine and Prince William took to Instagram to share their congratulations with the new parents and said they looked forward to meeting their nephew.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with Archie at the  King Power Royal Charity Polo Match at Billingbear Polo Club on July 10, 2019 in Wokingham, England | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with Archie at the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match at Billingbear Polo Club on July 10, 2019 in Wokingham, England | Source: Getty Images

In 2021, when Markle and Prince Harry’s daughter, Lilibet was born, Princess Catherine said at a press conference that she wished her new niece all the best and hoped to meet her soon.

The Prince and Princess of Wales have also publicly acknowledged their niece and nephew’s birthdays. In 2022, when Lilibet turned one, Princess Caterine and Prince William shared a tweet wishing her a happy birthday.

As previously reported on March 29, 2024, Prince Harry made his way back to the UK to see his father after the King’s cancer diagnosis:

Prince Harry at the coronation ceremony of King Charles III and Queen Camilla in London, England on May 6, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry at the coronation ceremony of King Charles III and Queen Camilla in London, England on May 6, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III attends the Sunday service at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, England on February 18, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III attends the Sunday service at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, England on February 18, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry is set for a “short and formal” meeting with King Charles III during his visit to the United Kingdom in May, amid the King’s battle with cancer. This visit—expected to unfold against the backdrop of the Invictus Games event—underscores the evolving dynamics within the royal family, particularly between the father and son as they navigate the complexities of their relationship marred by past grievances and public scrutiny.

The impending visit follows the shocking announcement of King Charles III’s cancer diagnosis that was made in February and led to an immediate visit by Prince Harry, who flew to the UK from the United States. Their interaction—a reported half-hour chat at Clarence House—marked their first substantial private conversation in over 15 months.

Prince Harry spotted in Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan on August 10, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry spotted in Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan on August 10, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Tom Quinn, an esteemed royal expert, sheds light on the tentative steps toward reconciliation between the dad and his son, suggesting that the upcoming meeting is a significant step in their complex relationship.

“It won’t be quite so difficult for Harry to see his father, although that relationship is also fraught with pain and a sense of grievance. But Charles knows Harry had a difficult childhood for which he, Charles, was partly responsible and so he is more forgiving than William,” Tom told a news outlet.

Prince William, Prince Harry and King Charles III at Princess Diana's funeral in London, England on September 6, 1997 | Source: Getty Images

Prince William, Prince Harry and King Charles III at Princess Diana’s funeral in London, England on September 6, 1997 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry, King Charles III and Prince William during their annual skiing holiday in Klosters, Switzerland on March 29, 2002 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry, King Charles III and Prince William during their annual skiing holiday in Klosters, Switzerland on March 29, 2002 | Source: Getty Images

However, the scars left by Prince Harry’s memoir, “Spare,” and various interviews loom over their communication, making both the King and Prince Harry’s brother, Prince William, wary of private discussions potentially becoming public. This guardedness reflects the broader struggles of maintaining privacy within the public eye, a theme that has recurrently emerged in the narratives surrounding the royal family.

Prince Harry's book "Spare" on display in a book store in Bath, UK on January 11, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry’s book “Spare” on display in a book store in Bath, UK on January 11, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Despite the ongoing apprehension and tension though, talks of forgiveness extending to other royal family members have surfaced as well. A media outlet reported that a reconciliation between Prince Harry, his wife, Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, and Prince William may be on the horizon.

Prince William and Kate Middleton at the EE BAFTA Film Awards in London, England on February 19, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Prince William and Kate Middleton at the EE BAFTA Film Awards in London, England on February 19, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly reached out, offering their support during the difficult time faced by the Prince and Princess of Wales which signals a potential thaw in relations. This gesture of solidarity suggests a readiness from the Sussexes to step in and help out with royal duties, albeit on their own terms.

Grant Harrold, King Charles III’s former butler, voices optimism about the potential for reconciliation, stressing the fundamental ties of family and the instinct to unite in times of adversity. “Blood is thicker than water,” he remarked, encapsulating the sentiment that, despite past rifts, the shared experience of facing serious health challenges could pave the way for mending fences.

The Sussexes have also publicly expressed their wishes for privacy and healing for Kate and the royal family after they first heard of her cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment. Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams noted that the current health crises may create an opportunity to bring the family closer together and to silence detractors with a unified front.

As Prince Harry gears up to step back onto British soil, the world watches with bated breath. The upcoming reunion with his father amid the backdrop of illness and the potential for reconciliation with Prince William and Kate represents more than just a familial gathering. It embodies the enduring struggle between duty, privacy, and the quest for understanding within one of the world’s most scrutinized families.

This story, rich with emotion and complexity, serves as a reminder of the human element that persists behind the grandeur of royalty. As Prince Harry and King Charles III navigate their reunion, the hope for forgiveness, understanding, and healing remains a beacon in the turbulent waters of royal life.

As we previously reported on February 6, 2024, before the recent report stipulating that Prince Harry is set to return to the UK where another visit with King Charles III is expected to take place, he planned to fly back home to see his ailing father after he first found out about his cancer diagnosis.

Prince Harry returned to England to support his father, King Charles III, after the monarch’s recent cancer diagnosis. The Duke of Sussex, 39, was scheduled to arrive in London on Monday, according to a confirmation from the office of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

King Charles III and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the "Our Planet" global premiere on April 4, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the “Our Planet” global premiere on April 4, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

The statement announcing King Charles III's cancer diagnosis posted on February 5, 2024 | Source: Instagram/theroyalfamily

The statement announcing King Charles III’s cancer diagnosis posted on February 5, 2024 | Source: Instagram/theroyalfamily

Prince Harry had already been in contact with King Charles following his diagnosis. Still, it was disclosed that Meghan Markle, Harry’s wife, and their children, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet, did not accompany him on this trip to support his father through this health scare.

King Charles III and Prince Harry at the 'International Year of The Reef' 2018 | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III and Prince Harry at the ‘International Year of The Reef’ 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Royal staffers have kept Prince Harry updated on the 75-year-old King’s health status, including the specifics of a recent prostate procedure. Prince Harry has previously shared his complex feelings surrounding family and duty.

In the book “Spare,” he noted how his father was tired of his bickering with his brother, and his father had said, “Please, boys—don’t make my final years a misery.” Prince Harry also recounted instances from his past, including the profound impact of his grandfather’s counsel at Windsor, where the elder statesman had settled.

King Charles III and Prince Harry during the the commemorations for Gallipoli Campaign Centenary | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III and Prince Harry during the the commemorations for Gallipoli Campaign Centenary | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry, Prince William, and King Charles III at the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony in 2014 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry, Prince William, and King Charles III at the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony in 2014 | Source: Getty Images

In the book, Prince Harry also divulged emotional moments with his brother, Prince William, whose resemblance to their late mother, Princess Diana, faded with time and age.

As we previously reported on February 7, 2024, after reports announced that Prince Harry would be flying to the UK to see his father, he was seen arriving at Clarence House.

In a moment of deep personal significance, Prince Harry was seen arriving at Clarence House in London, a heartfelt reunion with his father, King Charles III, following the King’s cancer diagnosis. This marks the first time in 16 months that Harry has been home, stirring an outpouring of concern and sympathy from fans worldwide.

Prince Harry being driven to Clarence House to see King Charles III in February 2024 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry being driven to Clarence House to see King Charles III in February 2024 | Source: Getty Images

The gravity of the situation is palpable among well-wishers and followers of the Royal Family. Social media is abuzz with fans expressing apprehension, with one fan noting Harry’s prompt return as “suspiciously” quick, potentially signaling the severity of the King’s condition.

Another concerned observer remarked that the situation “must be bad” if Harry made the journey so urgently. The sentiment is echoed across various platforms, with people fearing that the King’s health “is worse than we’ve been told,” while some grimly speculate that he “will not last 6 months.” Some believe “the diagnosis is more serious” than the royal family is letting on.

King Charles III and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the "Our Planet" global premiere on April 04, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the “Our Planet” global premiere on April 04, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Following the heartfelt visit, King Charles III was taken from Buckingham Palace to Sandringham to commence his cancer treatment. Buckingham Palace shared that the King has begun “regular treatments” and will temporarily step back from public duties. Despite the circumstances, the statement also conveyed the King’s optimism and eagerness to return to full public duty “as soon as possible.”

The news of King Charles III’s health battle is a shock to those close to the family, with a palace insider admitting to being “really shocked” upon hearing the diagnosis. Another source acquainted with the King remarked on his recent appearance, suggesting that his health may have been declining without immediate realization, attributing his look to grief over the loss of his mother, Queen Elizabeth, and his father, Prince Philip.

King Charles III seen leaving The London Clinic in London, England on January 29, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

King Charles III seen leaving The London Clinic in London, England on January 29, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

After his coronation on May 6, 2023, and still within the first year of his reign, he is faced with this personal trial. An observer close to the situation reflected, “He will want to get on with the job. But that will depend on what treatment he is having. It may be utterly draining on him.

He will need a lot of support.” Meanwhile, Robert Hardman, author of The Making of a King: King Charles III and the Modern Monarchy, shares, “In time, we might know, but for now, there is a feeling that they have been pretty open.”