It’s been a week since Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry’s son Archie Harrison came into the world, and he’s set to meet his aunt and uncle, Duchess Kate and Prince William! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are reportedly heading to Frogmore Cottage to see their newborn baby nephew later on Tuesday.
“Harry and Meghan spent the weekend enjoying their first weekend as parents, celebrating Mother’s Day, and had visits from a few friends,” a Buckingham Palace representative told People on Monday (May 13). Lady Jane Fellowes, who is the late Princess Diana’s sister and Prince Harry, was one of those people. The 62-year-old reportedly met her grand-nephew shortly after his arrival on May 6 and public debut at Windsor Castle on May 8, according to The Telegraph.
So far, we know Archie has also met the Queen and Doria Ragland, Duchess Meghan’s mom. The little boy’s great-grandmother and grandmother posed with him for a special photo taken at Windsor Castle just after Archie made his public debut with dad Harry and mom Meghan on May 8. Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are set to meet their new grandson at Windsor later this week. The couple have just returned from an official visit to Germany that took place just after Archie’s birth.
The duke and duchess’s visit to Windsor comes just after Kate stepped out to Bletchley Park to meet budding codebreakers on Tuesday. The couple have been very excited to meet their nephew, and expressed their joy when they were at the Cutty Sark in London to announce The King’s Cup Regatta last week.
William said they were “obviously thrilled, absolutely thrilled” at Archie’s birth, and then said he and Kate were “obviously looking forward to seeing them in the next few days when things have quieted down.” The dad then got a bit cheeky, and joked, “I’m very pleased and glad to welcome my own brother into the sleep deprivation society that is parenting.”
William and Kate are parenting experts now, having had three of their own children since they were married in 2011. They likely will offer the Duke and Duchess of Sussex quite a lot of support as they navigate their new lives. William said he had “plenty of advice” to offer his brother and sister-in-law, and then continued: “I wish him all the best and I hope [in] the next few days they can settle down and enjoy having a newborn in their family and all the joys that come with that.”
“It’s such a special time,” Kate continued. “These next few weeks are always a bit daunting the first time ‘round, so we wish them all the best.”