The Easter gathering would have been the Queen’s first public engagement outside her residence in nearly a month. Although she held virtual meetings at home after testing positive for COVID-19 in February, Her Majesty last stepped out for an in-person event on March 29, when she attended a memorial for her late husband at Westminster Abbey in London. Harry and Meghan, who also share a 2-year-old son Archiewere not present at the memorial.
Earlier, Harry’s legal team had expressed concern that the Duke “didn’t feel safe” bringing his wife and children to the UK without the proper security measures in place.
“It goes without saying that he wants to come back to see his family and friends and continue to support the charities that are so close to his heart,” said Harry’s lawyer. Shahid Fatima said in a statement obtained by E! News on February 18. “It is and always will be his home.”