Prince Harry snubbed dinner with Prince Charles and Prince William after Meghan Markle was banned from becoming a member of the royals at Balmoral the day the Queen died, it has been claimed. The Duke of Sussex reportedly insisted his spouse be part of him on September 8 because the Queen’s well being deteriorated and members of the Royal Family rushed north of the border to be at her facet.
But Charles is alleged to have instructed Harry it was “not appropriate” for Meghan to return.
The row reportedly led to the Duke of Sussex lacking an RAF flight to Scotland with his older brother, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Harry ultimately travelled to Aberdeen with out Meghan, touching down minutes after the Queen’s loss of life was introduced.
A supply stated that when the Duke of Sussex arrived at Balmoral 90 minutes later he was “so furious” he refused to have dinner with Charles, Camilla and William.
Harry reportedly ate with the Earl and Countess of Wessex and the Duke of York as a substitute, earlier than being the primary royal to depart within the morning.
The insider instructed The Sun: “Harry was so busy making an attempt to get Meghan to Balmoral and rowing with his household that he missed the flight.
“Charles has an open invitation for Harry to dine with him whenever he is in the country.
“But Harry was so furious that he refused to eat with his father and brother.
“It was a massive snub. And he got out of Balmoral at the earliest opportunity to catch the first commercial flight back to London.”
Harry and Meghan, who are living in California after quitting royal duties, were already in the UK as part of a trip to Europe the day the Queen died peacefully at her private residence in the Scottish Highlands.
The Duke of Sussex was among royals who made the journey to be at her bedside, while Charles and Princess Anne were already in Scotland.
The Duchess of Sussex remained at Frogmore Cottage, while Kate also stayed in Windsor with her and William’s three children.
It comes as Harry and Meghan have faced ongoing tensions with the royals amid the Megxit fallout.
The Duke of Sussex has been embroiled in rifts with Charles and William.
He and Meghan made a series of damaging claims about the monarchy in their explosive Oprah Winfrey interview a year after stepping back as working royals.
However they have put on a show of unity in their grief for the late Queen.
Two days after the royal matriarch’s death, the Prince and Princess of Wales stepped out with the Sussexes for a surprise walkabout at Windsor Castle after William offered his younger brother an olive branch.
The two couples – once dubbed the Fab Four – greeted well-wishers and viewed floral tributes to the nation’s longest-reigning monarch.
A royal source said: “The Prince of Wales thought it was an necessary present of unity at an extremely troublesome time for the household.”
However, The Times reported that the walkabout “required prolonged negotiations behind the scenes beforehand”.
In one other olive department, Charles allowed Harry to put on his navy uniform throughout a vigil by the Queen’s grandchildren throughout her mendacity in state at Westminster Hall forward of the funeral.
But Harry was left “devastated” to seek out that his grandmother’s “ER” initials had been stripped from the shoulder.
The Sussexes left the UK on Tuesday to return to their Montecito dwelling to be reunited with their youngsters Archie and Lilibet.
Express.co.uk has contacted representatives for the Duke for remark.