Prince Harry snubbed dinner with Charles and William after Meghan was banned from joining family on day the Queen died
FURIOUS Prince Harry snubbed dinner with Charles and William at Balmoral after Meghan was banned from joining the family on the day the Queen died.
Harry, 38, had insisted his wife be there on September 8, but Charles phoned to say it was “not appropriate”.
He was told to make his own travel arrangements and eventually landed at Aberdeen without Meghan at 6.35pm — minutes after the Queen’s death was announced to the world.
When he was driven into Balmoral 90 minutes later he declined dinner at Birkhall, Charles’s home on the estate, with the new king, Queen Consort Camilla and William.
Insiders say the sulking prince instead mourned with Edward and Sophie Wessex and Andrew, seven miles away at Balmoral Castle.
A source said: “Harry was so busy trying to get Meghan to Balmoral and rowing with his family 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.”
At 8am the next day Harry was seen being driven to a British Airways jet which set off for Heathrow at 9.45am.
He was then reunited with Meghan at Frogmore Cottage, Windsor.
Despite the dinner snub, William asked Harry and Meghan to walk with him and Kate to see flowers at Windsor Castle on September 10.
And Charles III allowed his son to wear a uniform for a vigil with the Queen’s seven other grandchildren during the Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall.
Harry and Meg flew home to California on Tuesday — 24 hours after the family laid the Queen to rest.