Prince Charles had ‘very emotional’ first meeting with granddaughter Lilibet

prince charles was seen in grandpa mode with Prince Louis on your lap during the People’s Pageant closing the Platinum Jubilee of the Queen

And according to assistants, Grandpa Wales also enjoyed quality time with his other grandchildren, Archie and Lilibetduring Prince Harry and Meghan MarkleaUK visit for the celebrations.

The senior royal source said the 73-year-old’s first meeting with his one-year-old granddaughter was “very emotional”.

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Prince Charles had a “very emotional” first meeting with Lilibet during the Queen’s platinum anniversary celebrations, a senior royal source has said (Getty)

“It was a fantastic visit and of course the Prince was delighted to see his grandson and to meet his granddaughter for the first time,” the source told British reporters during a briefing on Clarence House’s annual financial statement.

“It was fantastic to see them. It was great to have them back in Britain, the Prince.” [Charles] and the duchess [of Cornwall] were absolutely thrilled to see them,” they added that they had seen the Sussexes.

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“The Prince obviously hasn’t seen his grandson Archie in a while and so it was very, very, very special to have some time with him. He hadn’t met Lilibet, his granddaughter, and so to meet her for the first times I think was very emotional, a very beautiful thing.”

Lili, who was born in Los Angeles on June 4, 2021, also met her namesake for the first time during the trip.

Lili also celebrated her first birthday on her first visit to the UK, with photos from a party at Frogmore Cottage released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (Misan Harriman/The Duke and Duchess of Sussex)

To be believed that the little one was introduced to the Queen on Thursday 2 June – after everyone was present Trooping the Color to kick off the four-day celebration.

Lili also celebrated her first birthday on her first visit to the UK, with photos of a party at Frogmore Cottage released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their return to the US after the short trip.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex with Lilibet (left) Lilibet at Frogmore Cottage (right) on her first birthday on June 4, 2022

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