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Princes William & Harry Greeted Mourners Together With Kate & Meghan

The royals presented a united front in their time of grieving.

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Like their father, King Charles III, a day prior, Prince William and Prince Harry took the time to greet crowds that gathered to honor their late grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.

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They were joined by their wives, Kate, Princess of Wales and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as they appeared outside Windsor Castle on Sept. 10.

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Prince William planned to greet crowds with Kate, and he invited Prince Harry and Meghan to join, per Kensington Palace.

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The future king thought it “was an important show of unity at an incredibly difficult time for the family,” a royal source told People.

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The joint walkabout marks the first time the two couples have been seen together in public since a Commonwealth Day appearance on March 9, 2020, according to the Telegraph.

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Harry and Meghan were in London during the queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June, but they did not appear on the balcony alongside other senior royals.

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King Charles mentioned both couples in his first speech as sovereign the day prior, Sept. 9.

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The new monarch expressed his confidence that the Prince and Princess of Wales will “continue to inspire and lead our national conversations, helping to bring the marginal to the center ground where vital help can be given.”

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King Charles also expressed his “love for Harry and Meghan as they continue to build their lives overseas.”

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The royal couples are both expected to attend the queen’s funeral on Sept. 19.