The books on the royal family, multiply this summer : waiting for the August release of the highly anticipated biography dedicated to the prince Harry and Meghan Markle, journalists Dylan Howard and Andy Tillett recently published this June 30, 2020 a book on the title to the less evocative : Royals at War, that could be translated in French by The royal Family in war. A book dedicated to the start-the shock of Sussex of the monarchy and their alleged tensions with the rest of Windsor.
An excerpt relayed by the Daily Mail, Monday, tells of the terrible faux-pas that would have committed Meghan Markle at the wedding of princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, 12 October 2018 to Windsor. It is at this time that the duchess of Sussex would have taken the initiative to announce her pregnancy to the rest of the royal family, even taking short her husband prince Harry : “It was decided that this would be the perfect time to announce that she and Harry were expecting their first child, reports the paper. It was a huge blunder, even in a family that would not be the royal family : to steal the limelight at Eugenie, who was furious, and his mother Sarah [Ferguson].” Ad moved that would have “embarrassed” the future dad.
This version of the facts is to be taken with a grain of salt : only a few days after the marriage of Eugenie, a source of the magazine Harper’s Bazaar said that no, Meghan Markle had not made its big announcement at the wedding since the queen and prince Philip, prince Charles and Camilla, just as Eugenie and Jack, were all aware of it already. On the other hand, the doubt about prince William and Kate Middleton…
The public announcement of the first pregnancy, 15 October 2018, had already been debated in the uk. The Kensington palace confirmed the happy news on the eve of the departure of prince Harry and Meghan Markle for their very first royal tour of three weeks, between Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. One thing is for sure, the announcement of the first pregnancy was all the more put the spotlight on this royal journey.