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Is reconciliation the only way forward?
Prince Harry’s claim that he has enough material to write a second memoir is seen as a threat to King Charles, Prince William and the rest of the royal family.
“Right now, he’s holding a gun to their heads,” a royal source told Britain Today. Sunday times Harry. And no one knows what is acceptable to him as appeasement. His goals are constantly changing and the family will always wonder about some of his versions of events.”
However, the sources who spoke to the newspaper also say that reconciliation is the “only way forward” for the royal family – if both sides can raise the white flag.
A royal source, who “has the king’s ear and knows the Sussex family well”, believes a reconciliation meeting is possible, but must take place before the 6 May coronation.
“It will require flexibility on all sides, but it can be done, it can be fixed,” the source told the newspaper. “She needs Harry here, in the room with the King and Prince of Wales, and a couple of other family members, and some family member that he always trusts, so he doesn’t think he’s being ambushed. Someone like the Elf [Ed Lane Fox, Harry’s former private secretary] and Christopher [Lord Geidt, the late Queen’s former private secretary who advised the Sussexes]. Both sides need to put their hands up and acknowledge that we didn’t get everything right, we got a lot wrong, and we need to say “we understand the pain you’ve been through.” The King can do that.”
The source added that William, who is the focus of Harry’s real anger in the memoirs – from the fights to his many alleged insults – is “loyal to the throne and understands what needs to be done for the country.” “Not everyone here behaved well, but Harry should be able to sit down and say ‘we didn’t behave well either.’ That requires a great deal of academic flexibility, which Harry isn’t very good at.”
A close friend of both William and Harry believes reconciliation is a must, telling the newspaper, “Silence now is the right thing, but that won’t go away. This must be worked out and neutralized, so that when William takes over the top office, his brother still doesn’t snipe at him.” Sidelines. I honestly don’t think this is the end of things. Harry simply can’t do without his brother.”
Now, speed is needed, the source said: “We have to get going, get it done by April. Next, we need to get the wives in. The king needs a clear run to be crowned.”
Another source told the newspaper, “They should invite them before the coronation, otherwise it will become such a circus and distraction.”
The paper says the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, may be the best mediator.
The newspaper says that the most important topics at any royal summit will be the insistence that Harry stop defaming the family. A source told the newspaper: ‘Now they have to be quiet and get on with their work in America and Harry has to realize that everything might be better there, but here in the UK people have taken it very badly. You said your article, but why are you trying to ignite The whole house on fire?
Charles seems annoyed that Harry didn’t mention the weekly care packages he sent him while Harry was on active duty as a soldier. “He used to happily send Harry care packages to Afghanistan. He would send a parcel weekly, injecting in humor and his favorite things. He thought really, really hard about it,” says the friend. “Why wouldn’t Harry want the world to see this side of his dad?”
After the turmoil of the past few days – leaks, dire stories, TV interviews and the threat of more revelations – the paper says the palace’s “wishful thinking” is that Harry will shut up. However, the issue of the surnames of Archie and Lilibet, Harry and Meghan’s children, remains unresolved. They should be a prince and princess respectively, but they are still known as “The Master” and “Miss Mountbatten Windsor” on the royal family’s website.
“They are relieved that here the tide has turned against Harry and people think it is all so frivolous. They feel vindicated that much of the audience just doesn’t get it all.“
– proprietary source
the times He points out that Harry, in two television interviews this week, has not ruled out any future role in promoting the royal family in the Commonwealth. Not so fast, a source told times: “Maybe in time. There is still an opportunity down the road, but it will take time for them to settle down and calm down.”
Whatever it is, the Palace feels pretty good at the end of Harry’s storm of revelations and titillations. “They’re relieved that the tide has turned here on Harry and people think it’s all so petty. They feel vindicated that a lot of the audience doesn’t take it all in.”
A former royal aide added: “It’s a bump in the road. It’s not a concession. When the Princess of Wales died, people said it would spell the end of the monarchy. She didn’t. This is a blow, not Armageddon.”
Communicating the bad news
conflict with Times’ The suggestion, mentioned above, that the royals are considering a peace meeting with Harry is a story in mail on sunday Which indicates that what occupies the minds of the palace this weekend is who can make him invite Harry to the coronation.
Palace sources say this is the government’s call, and that Rishi Sunak should step up and “do Churchill’s job” (preventing the abdicated former Winston Edward VIII from attending Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953).
The government says the palace can do its dirty work.
The newspaper’s source, described as “in good standing”, said: “The coronation is a state event and is funded by the state. So, in the same way that Winston Churchill advised the Duke of Windsor to stay away [from Elizabeth II’s Coronation]The decision to invite Harry, who has neither an official royal role nor a government function at the ceremony, is up to the government and not just his father.”
Not so quickly, the government said, with the source stating: “Traditionally, the royal family provides us with the number of royal guests, anonymously, and we base the arrangements on that.”
Wonderful report on The Daily Telegraph It was suggested this weekend that the tension between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton was fueled by the fact that Kate got the best dresses from top designers first, with Meghan getting only the no.
Correspondent Camilla Tomini (who also responded to being criticized in Harry’s book) said Meghan was particularly horrified at such degrading treatment in part because of her previous TV work and website, Tejshe was used to getting VIP treatment from stylists.
But, as the report states, the problem again came down to “order selection, and Kate always seems to go to the stylists first.”
Erdem seemed to be a particular flashpoint, as it was Kate and Meghan’s favorite label, Tomini wrote, “Erdem Moralioglu was one of Meghan’s absolute favourites, but even after Harry put a ring on it, Kate, who was already a client, continued to get priority.”
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Did you miss any of the cover of Harry’s diary? Here you are:
Advance publication of the book
Harry: I lost my virginity to an older woman who beat me up
Harry says that a “red fog” descended on William in the dog fight
Everything Harry’s diary has revealed so far – and one big omission
William is “burning,” Charles is “grieving” through the diary
Harry says the royals are “abusives” he wants to reconcile with
Harry: Camilla was dangerous and left ‘bodies in the street’
Harry: Diana was very distressed by William’s behaviour
All of Prince Harry’s revelations hurt no one, including himself
When Meghan told Harry: ‘I don’t want to live anymore’
‘I know I was the one who made you cry,’ Kate told Meghan.
“Spare” is a royal hooligan, but what does Harry really want?
Camilla’s friends insist: She never planned to be queen
After Hurricane Harry, royals try to ‘business as usual’
Harry: Do you think that’s bad? You should see what I have left
one step at a time
There’s a sense of a somewhat desperate attempt to find the sticks to beat Harry this weekend as the truly outrageous sections of his diary so far have been meticulously mined. As a somewhat dubious case, watch telegraph An enthusiastic endorsement of the opinion of Dai Davies, former head of the royal protectorate, who claims Harry has endangered the royal family’s safety by describing, for example, the number of steps there are in a staircase at Clarence House. In the offending section marked by telegraph, Harry describes going down a “long corridor” and “up the creaking staircase, which went up three steps before running right, up another twelve steps, and then running again.”
“Historically, there have always been people who tried to gain access to parts of royal palaces. Whether they were very important individuals with psychological problems or terrorists, this information can be very useful,” Davies says.
Is that true?
“puzzled“ Kate is moving on from the Harry drama
The Daily Beast reported this week that the strategy emerging from the royal family over Harry’s book has become very clear: Keep calm and carry on. This week, Charles, William and Kate have been busy squeezing the body as if nothing had happened, buoyed by polls showing Harry’s book has made him deeply unpopular in the UK.
Now report in Mirror He says Kate has “declined” and “already moved on” from the drama, and is focused on launching a new early years campaign in the coming weeks. Sources said she was “perplexed” by Harry’s attacks on her but was “completely immersed” in her work and therefore “couldn’t care less”.
A royal source said: “Of course there were other distractions but the Princess has been thinking about much more important things. It is an important and exciting time.” .”
This week in royal history
On Tuesday, January 17, it will be a happy 9y Mia’s birthday, daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall. Zara is the daughter of Princess Anne. Former rugby player Muscle Mike was recently seen at the Speedos on ITV’s Fame in the Jungle show, I’m a celebrity get me out of here.
Could a royal reconciliation actually be brokered, and if so, how quickly? What else was Harry plotting to overlook Willie and Charles that he decided not to? What might he save for a second volume of memoirs?
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