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Weekend Reads The simple reason Meghan Markle was on a different balcony to Kate Middleton at Remembrance Sunday event

00:40  11 november  2019
00:40  11 november  2019 Source:   hellomagazine.com

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Find out why the Duchess of Sussex stood on a different balcony to Kate Middleton and the Queen at the Remembrance Day event at Whitehall, London on Sunday .

The Royal Family attended the annual Remembrance Day service on Sunday , which marked Meghan Markle 's first time there as a member of the royal family. Meghan stood on a different balcony to Kate Middleton and the Queen.

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The Queen was joined by members of the royal family as she attended the Remembrance Sunday service at Whitehall, London. And while Her Majesty watched proceedings from a balcony alongside the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge, some questioned why the Duchess of Sussex was not stood alongside the royal trio.

The reason is simply because the royals are grouped together in order of precedence. The Queen was accompanied by Prince Charles' wife Camilla and Kate on one balcony; in previous years, Prince Philip has joined the event, but in his absence, Kate took his place, just as she did last year.

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The Queen, Camilla and Kate Middleton were prominently standing on a balcony above the Cenotaph, so why was Meghan Markle on a Prince Philip has barely missed a Remembrance service over the years, but is believed to have been absent from this year’s event due to officially

MEGHAN MARKLE , the Duchess of Sussex, attended her first Remembrance Sunday ceremony Meghan Markle watched the Remembrance Sunday ceremony from a different balcony (Image Kate Middleton joined the Queen and the Duchess of Cornwall to watch the Remembrance service

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The Queen shared a balcony with Camilla and Kate

On Sunday, Meghan, who last year stood next to Elke Büdenbender, the wife of Germany's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, was joined by the Countess of Wessex and Sir Timothy Laurence on one balcony.

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The balconies of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office building are also much smaller than, for example, Buckingham Palace, when all of the royal family have enough space to stand together on one balcony at events including Trooping the Colour.

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Meghan was stood with Sophie and Sir Timothy Laurence

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The Duchess also spent time with four women, who had worked at Bletchley at the same time as her relatives: Rena Stewart, who worked in Hut 3; Georgina Rose, a Teleprinter The simple reason Meghan Markle was on a different balcony to Kate Middleton at Remembrance Sunday event .

Meghan Markle stood apart from some of her royal family members at a Remembrance Day Service on Sunday , but it wasn’t a slight against her. During the solemn ceremony honoring those who lost their lives in World War I, Queen Elizabeth, Kate Middleton and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall stood

On Sunday, while the Queen watched the Remembrance Day service from the balcony, Prince Charles laid a wreath on her behalf. An equerry also laid a wreath on behalf of Prince Philip.

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Other royals who attended the event included Prince William, Prince Harry, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Princess Anne and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, as well as the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent. After the service, Andrew took the Salute at the March Past of Veteran Organisations on Horse Guards Parade.

The royal family attended a number of engagements to mark Remembrance Day this year. On Saturday evening, the Queen stepped out for the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall. She was joined by Prince Charles and Camilla, the Cambridges, the Sussexes, Prince Andrew, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Princess Anne and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent.

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