Prince carlos was seen in grandfather mode with Prince Louis on her lap during the People’s Pageant closing the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The main royal source said the 73-year-old’s first meeting with his one-year-old granddaughter was “highly emotional”.
“It was a fantastic visit and of course the Prince was delighted to see his grandson and meet his granddaughter for the first time,” the source told UK reporters during a briefing on Clarence House’s annual financial review. .
“It was fantastic to see them. It was wonderful to have them back in Britain, Prince [Charles] and the duchess [of Cornwall] they were absolutely excited to see them,” they added of seeing the Sussexes.
“The Prince, of course, hasn’t seen his grandson Archie for a while, so it was very, very, very special to spend time with him. He didn’t know Lilibet, his granddaughter, and meeting her for the first time I think It was very emotional, a very wonderful thing.”
Lili, who was born in Los Angeles on June 4, 2021, also met her namesake for the first time during the trip.
It is believes the little boy was presented to the Queen on Thursday June 2 – after everyone attended tripping the color to kick off the four-day celebrations.
Lili also celebrated her first birthday during his first visit to the UK, with photos from a party at Frogmore Cottage released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex upon his return to the US after the short trip.
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