Prince Harry’s ‘ambush’ into the Royal Family ‘has damaged the health of the frail Queen in the last year of her life’
Prince Harry ‘ambushing’ the Royal Family on a ‘almost weekly’ basis has taken a toll on the Queen’s frail health in the last year of her life, sources close to the late monarch claim.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s public attacks on the Royal Family ‘have taken a toll’ on the late Queen – who did not like confrontation – and affected her health before her death in May Nine years ago, her friends said.
Queen Elizabeth II considers Harry ‘a grandson much loved’, which has caused her frequent criticism of the royal family to hurt her even more, they added.
The Duke of Sussex writes about his grandmother with love in his memoir Spare, which went on sale almost a week early in Spain on Thursday 10 months before its release date. 1, but those close to her say she suffered because of his battles with the royal family.
Prince Harry ‘ambushing’ the Royal Family on a ‘almost weekly’ basis has taken a toll on the Queen’s frail health in the last year of her life, sources close to the late monarch claim. Pictured from left to right: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in June 2018
A source said Queen Elizabeth II (centre) considers Harry (second right) to be ‘a much-loved grandson’, which further exposes her to his frequent criticisms of the royal family. family
A friend of the Queen told the Telegraph: “She never wanted to be confrontational, even going back to the beginning of Prince Andrew’s troubles, and these things have been thrown in her face almost like weekly”.
They say it has had ‘impact’ since Prince Philip’s death and ‘at that stage in your life and reign you don’t need that above all else.’
Harry and Meghan’s allegations are detrimental to the Queen’s health, another ‘well-positioned’ source told the paper they were ‘absolutely’ certain.
The first source also said the Duke of Sussex was unlikely to reconcile with his family after being teased by ‘this giant machete behind his back’.
They added that Meghan’s desire for her and her children to be part of a family is now ‘unquestionable’.
Queen Elizabeth II invited Liz Truss to become Prime Minister on September 6 – just two days before her death
Prince Harry has received a multimillion-pound advance for his memoir Spare (pictured) which by accident sold almost a week early in Spain ahead of its release on January 10
Harry arrived at Balmoral shortly after the Queen’s death last September
Prince Harry also revealed his emotional final words to his beloved grandmother at Balmoral just hours after her death, in his forthcoming memoir Spare.
Harry scrambled to Scotland to meet the Queen on 8 September last year after Buckingham Palace announced she was gravely ill. However, he did not reach the estate before her death at the age of 96.
He wrote: ‘I moved forward with uncertainty and saw her. I stood still, watching her for a long time.
‘I whispered that I hope she is happy and now she is with her grandfather. I said that I admire her for carrying out her duty to the end. The [Platinum] Jubilantly welcome the new Prime Minister’.
But the Prince reportedly ‘wants to cancel the publication’ of his sensational memoir after he visited the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations last year.
Prince Harry ‘wants to unpublish’ his sensational memoir Spare after he visited the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations last year. Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at St Paul’s Cathedral during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on June 3 last year
The Duke of Sussex’s second thoughts may have come after he was told by the Royal Family that there would be “no way back” if it was published while the Queen was still alive, sources from the book’s publisher speculated. .
After a visit to the UK last June with his wife Meghan, the team at Penguin Random House who are working for Spare were told that the Prince had ‘pulled it’ and that ‘he didn’t want to do it’.
Although the book is ‘ready to go’, the duke had a ‘second thought’ after meeting his grandmother, a US publishing source told The Times.